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  Battle of Nanjing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The Nanking Massacre followed the fall of the city.
General Tang Shengzhi was given the job of defending Nanjing following the retreat of the Chinese Army following the Battle of Shanghai.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Nanjing   (417 words)

 Wikinfo | Nanjing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Nanjing (南京, Pinyin: nán jīng, Wade-Giles: Nan-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Nanking) is the capital of Jiangsu Province of China and a sub-provincial city.
Nanjing was also capital of the Taipings in the mid-19th century.
The city fell to the Japanese in 1937 who massacred prisoners-of-war, refugees and its residents during the Battle of Nanjing (see Nanjing Massacre).
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Nanjing   (352 words)

 Asean News Network: Nanjing Massacre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Many different categories of varying legitimacy exist: soldiers killed during combat, surrendered soldiers summarily executed after the battle, plain-clothed guerilla combatants, plain-clothed soldiers hiding among civilians, civilians wrongly suspected of being guerrila combatants, or those bystanders attacked during the period of indiscriminate killing, rape and looting (which all the scholars deem to be illegitimate).
The death toll reckoned at the Nanjing War Crimes Tribunal, is the official estimate engraved on the stone wall at the entrance of the "Memorial Hall for Compatriot Victims of the Japanese Military's Nanjing Massacre".
The author of the textbook, Professor Saburō Ienaga, sued the Ministry of Education in an extended case that was eventually won by the plaintiff in 1997.
www.aseannewsnetwork.com /2004/12/nanjing-massacre.html   (3204 words)

 AsiaMedia :: New Research on the Nanjing Incident
The Nanjing Incident refers to the killing and raping of large numbers of Chinese together with widespread looting and arson over a relatively short period of time (usually given as six to seven weeks) by the Japanese military prior to and following the capture of the city of Nanjing on 13 December 1937.
Of the various positions, the extremes that reduce Nanjing to a few square kilometers, or that exaggerate the size of the city out of all proportion, must be said to be definitions that have unfolded under the undue influence of political considerations.
In determining which of the many various positions on Nanjing is legitimate, or more legitimate, it is necessary to examine carefully the sources that are given, to scrutinise the credentials of those informants who claim to have been in the city, and to compare the emerging narrative against as many primary materials as possible.
www.asiamedia.ucla.edu /article.asp?parentid=16772   (12051 words)

 Travel To China - Nanjing
Nanjing is one of the seven ancient capitals of China.
Nanjing was also capital of the Taiping rebellion in the mid-19th century.
After the Northern Expedition in 1928, the Kuomintang under Chiang Kai-Shek established Nanjing as the capital of China in opposition to a government in Beijing led by northern warlords and a alternate government in Wuhan led by Wang Jingwei.
www.goingtochina.com /cities/Nanjing.htm   (350 words)

 Nanjing - China Tour - Travel to China
Nanjing (zh-cpc=南京p=N?njīng; Wade-Giles: Nan-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Nanking, formerly Jinling 金陵, Jiangning 江宁, and Tianjing 天京) is the central city of downstream Yangtze Basin and is a renowned historical and cultural city.
Nanjing was the capital of the Taiping Rebellion in the mid-19th century.
After the Northern Expedition in 1928, the Kuomintang under Chiang Kai-Shek established Nanjing as the capital of China in opposition to a government in Beijing led by northern warlords, and an alternate government in Wuhan led by Wang Jingwei.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Nanjing   (1302 words)

 DAQING YANG | Convergence or Divergence? Recent Historical Writings on the Rape of Nanjing | The American Historical ...
The Nanjing Massacre Incident, as Kasahara defines it, encompasses all the atrocities committed by the Japanese troops against Chinese soldiers and civilians, in violation of international combat rules and humanitarian law, during the attack and initial occupation of Nanjing.
The atrocity in Nanjing is increasingly seen as an outcome of both the brutalization of war in China and deep-rooted tendencies in pre-war Japan.
Fujiwara Akira, Nankin daigyakusatsu [The Nanjing Massacre] (Tokyo, 1985); Yoshida Yutaka, Tenn
www.historycooperative.org /journals/ahr/104.3/ah000842.html   (12742 words)

 Inside Line: BREAKING NEWS: Nanjing Automobile Wins Battle for MG Rover -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Nanjing had seemed the least likely bidder, but administrator Tony Lomas said the level and "conditionality" of SAIC's bid left Nanjing as the preferred buyer.
Nanjing could hire up to 2,000 people in Britain to assemble MG sports cars and large sedans, plus small-car kits imported from China.
Nanjing still will have to work with SAIC, which owns the designs of the Rover 75 and 25, the MG TF and Rover's engines.
www.edmunds.com /insideline/do/News/articleId=106565   (302 words)

 Nanjing Massacre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The battle caused many refugees to scatter to the relative safety of the nearby rural villages and countryside; they dared not move from their hideouts.
By that time, the Japanese had occupied Nanjing for quite some time and her family had returned to the village and was living in a make-shift grass hut.
A resident of Nanjing seized by the Japanese during the occupation of the city was forced to become a cook for the Japanese army.
www.cs.engr.uky.edu /~cheng/NJ-massacre1.html   (10217 words)

 The Infography about the Massacre in Nanking, China, 1937-38
Nanjing Datsusha Ziliao Bianji Weiyuanhui (Committee for the Compilation of Sources on the Nanjing Massacre).
Nanking Senshi Shiryoshu I/II (Historical Records of the Battle of Nanjing I and II).
WWW Memorial Hall of the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre (1937-1938).
www.infography.com /content/472216562587.html   (215 words)

 Battle of Changsha (1941): Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The updated page can be found at: battle of changsha 1941
[follow hyperlink for more...]), the ninth army group of China (China: A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world) conducted a response that included street battles right in Changsha (Changsha: changsha () is the capital of hunan, a province of southcentral china, located on...
Unable to overcome the defenders, the Japanese began a general retreat back to the Yueyang region on September 30th.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/battle_of_changsha_1941   (288 words)

 EastSouthWestNorth: Grassroot Interaction in Sino-Japanese Relationship
In the morning, we went to visit Matsuoka Tamaki, the author of "The Battle of Nanjing." Her office is less than five minutes from our hotel.
She told us: "When the perpetrators described their crimes in Nanjing, we believe that a narrow ray of light was shone on history and that encourages us to continue our research.
He joined the army in 1936, and he had been to Tientsin, he had fought in Xuzhou and Nanjing and he was a sentry guard at Guanghua Gate after Nanjing was occupied.
www.zonaeuropa.com /20050420_2.htm   (2118 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This is a rare chance to hear from the person at the very centre of one of the UK’s biggest commercial news stories this year – the sale of MG Rover
Mr Wang was one of the two key negotiators in the recent dramatic battle between Nanjing Automotive Corporation (NAC) and the Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corporation.
His company eventually succeeded in buying Britain’s last car maker in July 2005 for £53 million.
www.exdra.co.uk /NanjingAuto/NanjingAuto2.htm   (232 words)

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