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WWII museum opens in Northeast China

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-08-02 16:01

HARBIN -- A museum on World War II has opened in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, as the country marks 70 years since the conflict's end.

The museum houses a range of historical materials presented in multimedia forms. More than 200 items, collected from home and abroad, are being displayed in public for the first time, curator Liu Chunjie said on Sunday.

Liu said the exhibition aims to teach the public about the history of World War II and remind people to cherish the peace and prosperity that Chinese soldiers fought so hard for.

A variety of activities are being held across China to mark the war anniversary.

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