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(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-07-07 23:39 Comments

History remembered

President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang visit a museum with other State leaders on Tuesday in Beijing to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, which marked the beginning of Japan's full-scale invasion of China. LAN HONGGUANG/XINHUA

An exhibition opened here Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.

Liu Yunshan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, spoke at the opening ceremony. He said while documenting the historical event and remembering the fallen, the event was also a celebration of peace.

A total of 1,170 pictures and 2,834 artifacts are on show at the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance against Japanese Aggression near Lugou Bridge, also known as Marco Polo Bridge.

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