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Editor's Note

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre. A series of memorial activities will be held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre that left some 300,000 Chinese dead when the Japanese occupied Nanjing on Dec. 13, 1937 and began a six-week massacre.

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Nanjing: Japanese delegation attend assembly to mourn victims in Nanjing Massacre

Peace-loving Japanese lay wreath to mourn for the victims in the tragic Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders and pray for world peace at the Peace Square in Nanjing, capital of east China´s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 15, 2012.

China establishes oral history display for Nanjing Massacre survivors

An oral history display dedicated to the Nanjing Massacre survivors has been established at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall.As there are now only about 200 survivors still alive, mostly aged over 80, it is extremely urgent to preserve the living witnesses´ oral testimony.

Houston: Seminar organized to mark 75th anniversary of Nanjing Massacre

Historians and community leaders gathered Saturday in the city of Houston, the U.S. state of Texas, to attend a seminar in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre.

New York: "Sculpting the Soul of a Nation" exhibition held in UN headquarters

A total of 33 pieces are showcased at the exhibition. They fall into three categories: important cultural figures from Chinese history including Confucius and Laozi, the theme of mothers and children, and sculptures from the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall.

History Cannot Be Tampered with

To help the public understand the atrocities committed by the Japanese invaders during the Nanjing Massacre, four books containing historical records have been published in east China’s Jiangsu province. They reveal details on how both native and foreign inhabitants of Nanjing struggled to carry on with their lives during and after the traumatic events.

Western Media's Early Reports on Nanjing Massacre More

The New York Times

The dispatch first reported by Tillman Durdin was published in The New York Times on December 18, 1937.

Rosen from German Embassy

In January,1938, Rosen and other staff of the German Embassy returned to Nanjing. Then he reported to the German Foreign Ministry about the Nanjing Massacre.

The American Magazine Look

The picture shows Japanese recruits at bayonet drill in Nanjing after the capture of the Chinese capital in 1938. They are using Chinese prisoners as their targets.

The American Magazine Life

A group of pictures related to Nanjing Massacre was published in the American magazine Life on January 10,1938.