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Bloody Saturday – a crying Chinese baby amid the bombed-out ruins of Shanghai’s South Railway Station, 1937 2

The baby on a stretcher, receiving first aid.

Bloody Saturday – a crying Chinese baby amid the bombed-out ruins of Shanghai’s South Railway Station, 1937 (1)

Mao zedung last image 1976 2

A picture released by Chinese official agency shows President Mao Zedong on May 27, 1976 in Beijing during his meeting with Pakistani Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (left). This is the last meeting President Mao was to have with a foreign State leader until his death.

Mao zedung last image 1976

The photos from this meeting were last photos of Chairman Mao — and they made abundantly clear to everyone, including Mao, that he would not be alive much longer.

Troops of the Eight nations alliance 1900

A photo of soldiers from the Eight-Nation Alliance, Beijing, 1900.

chinese americans on ww2 3

chinese americans on ww2 2

Ruth Lee, a hostess at a Chinese restaurant, flies a Chinese flag so she isn’t mistaken for Japanese when she sunbathes on her days off in Miami, in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 15, 1941. The flag shown here is the flag of Nationalist China which went into self imposed exile to the island of Taiwan after the Communist revolution. This flag is now the flag of Taiwan.

chinese americans on ww2

Helen Chan pins Sun Lum with lapel badge identifying him as

Tiananmen Square protests 1989 (44)

A wall of tanks and APCs greet bicycle commuters near Tiananmen Square, on June 13, 1989, in Beijing.

Photo Credit: AP Photo

Tiananmen Square protests 1989 (43)

Beijing residents inspect the interior of more than 20 armored personnel carriers burned by demonstrators to prevent the troops from moving into Tiananmen Square, on June 4, 1989.

Photo Credit: AP Photo