CHINA Sept 18 Incident memorialized across China

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Sept 18 Incident memorialized across China

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20:16, September 18, 2019

People in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province, gather on the streets on their own accord to commemorate the 88th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident" that marked Japan's full-scale invasion of China and the beginning of the 14 years of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, and opened up the prelude to the World Anti-Fascist War. (Photo: IC)

People gather at Sept 18 Incident History Museum in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province, on Sept 17, to commemorate the Sept 18 Incident, which marked Japan's full-scale invasion of China and the beginning of the 14 years of the Chinese people's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, and opened up the prelude to the World Anti-Fascist War.

Soldiers visit the Sept 18 Incident History Museum in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province, on Sept 17, 2019.

An officer presents a flower to the war martyrs at the Nanjing Folk Anti-Japanese War Museum, on Sept 17, 2019.

Middle school students take an oath to commemorate the Sept 18 Incident, in Jinping county, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Sept 17, 2019.

Police officers take an oath at the Nanjing Folk Anti-Japanese War Museum, on Sept 17, 2019.

Students at Bozhou Vocational and Technical College sign their names on a banner during a commemoration event in East China’s Anhui province, on Sept 18, 2019.

Students at Hefei No.38 Middle School participate in an air defense drill to commemorate the 88th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident" in East China's Anhui province, on Sept 18, 2019.

People strike a bell of peace at the Sept 18 Incident History Museum in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province, on Sept 17, 2019.

More than 500 freshmen at Jiangsu Vocational College of Agriculture and Forestry participate in a Communist Youth League event to commemorate the 88th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident".

Students listen to veterans tell wartime stories during a lecture in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, on Sept 18, 2019.

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