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Nanjing Massacre victims honored

A number of documentaries have been shown and books published in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, one month before a national memorial day to honor the victims of the Nanjing Massacre.

Grief-Stricken Nanjing, a 30-episode documentary, has been shown since Nov.23 on the Nanjing channel and two online channels (www.nbs.cn and xwei.tv). Statements of the victims, testimony of foreigners living in Nanjing and historical materials related to the massacre are included in the documentary. Read more

Witnesses carried the truth about history

In 1995, Iris Chang, a US historian and journalist, decided to write a book about the Nanjing Massacre, in which at least 300,000 Chinese civilians and unarmed soldiers were killed by invading Japanese troops during a six-week period starting in December 1937. To better understand the massacre, she turned to Shao Ziping in New York. Read more

Rape of Nanking author recalled at service

Iris Chang, who is credited with increasing awareness of wartime atrocities in Asia with her famous book The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocuast of World War II, was remembered on the 10th anniversary of her death Sunday.

The Rape of Nanking, published in 1997, chronicled the Nanking massacre (1937-38) and the atrocities committed during it by the Imperial Japanese Army during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45). Read more

Nanjing Massacre compendium exposes slaughter, rape

The first volume of an encyclopedia detailing the Nanjing Massacre was released on December 7,2014, in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Read more

English journalist's diary of Nanjing Massacre revealed

The clock of history once again points to China on 7th July. 77 years ago, on the same day, the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) erupted, and the entire China's resistance gained today's peace and happiness.

However, the Japanese terror was unforgetable: on this memorial day, through CQNEWS.NET only, Chongqing Library revealed the original version of the book Japanese Terror in China, which was written by Manchester Guardian's journalist H. J. Timperley. 

New textbooks published on Nanjing Massacre

A new series of textbooks about the Nanjing Massacre have been published in the city.

Officials in the city say the new textbooks are designed to help today's students better understand what took place in China's former capital during the Japanese invasion.  Read more