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Texts to recognize entire war of resistance

By Sun Xiaochen ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-01-11 07:44:47

China's top education authority has implemented a revision of textbooks on the length of the country's war against Japanese aggression, as supported by scholars and the public.

The Ministry of Education last week urged education departments across the country to revise textbooks for primary and secondary schools by extending the official period of the war from eight to 14 years.

In previous textbooks, the Chinese War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression lasted for eight years beginning on July 7, 1937, after Japanese troops bombed Lugou Bridge and Wanping county in southwest Beijing, and ending on Aug 15, 1945, when Japan declared its unconditional surrender.

Texts to recognize entire war of resistance

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