Map showing Japanese occupation of China, 1940

Caption   Map showing Japanese occupation of China, 1940
Source   United States Military Academy
Added By C. Peter Chen

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Visitor Submitted Comments

    16 Apr 2010 06:21:44 AM

    how can this be a old map ?? peking remained
    the same,named, bejing is a new name.
  2. C. Peter Chen says:
    16 Apr 2010 07:10:52 AM

    Naveed, "Peking" and "Beijing" are one of the same, the former being romanized using the Wade-Giles system and the latter with the Pinyin system. They both phonetically translate the Chinese name for the city, 北京, literally translating to "The Northern Capital" (as opposed to Nanking/Nanjing, 南京, "The Southern Capital").
  3. naveed tajammal says:
    17 Apr 2010 03:30:12 AM

    thankyou,chennow that is called,''enlightenment''

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