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Nanjing to collect historic photos from public about massacre

(XInhua) Updated: 2016-07-06 19:01
NANJING -- The Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders has begun collecting historic photos about the Nanjing Massacre from home and abroad.

Zhang Jianjun, curator of the memorial hall, said the memorial hall wants to commemorate the victims for the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre next year by collecting and exhibiting photos.

According to Zhang, a photo exhibition on the theme "mark of history" will be held at the memorial hall in the next year.

Photo collection will end on December 31.

From Dec. 13, 1937 to January 1938, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and unarmed soldiers were killed in the massacre carried out by Japanese invaders after the city fell into the hands of the Japanese army.
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