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Nanjing 11160006


October 13th 2008
Nanjing (Nanking), the capital of Jiangsu dates back to the 5th century BC - the beginning of the Warring States Period (403 - 221 BC). It was the capital of the Southern dynasties between the 3rd and 6th centuries AD. Nanjing is the site of Japan's most brutal aggression during World War II. Japanese troops arrived in Nanjing in December 1937, and of the rapes, burning & looting of houses & h ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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