28 Aug 1937

China
  • Japanese aircraft damaged Chinese gunboat Chuyou at Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Wang Xiaoting, also known as H. S. "Newsreel" Wong, filmed the scenes at South Station in Shanghai, China immediately after a Japanese Navy aerial bombing. One of the stills featuring an injured and crying toddler, "Chinese Baby", would soon be seen by an estimated 25 million people world wide in the form of newsreels, newspapers, and magazines by the end of the year. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | CPC]
United States
  • The US 2nd Marine Brigade headquarters and the US 6th Marine Regiment departed San Diego, California, United States for Shanghai, China. ww2dbase [CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Aug 1937
Injured Chinese toddler crying in the South Station in Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 1 of 2Injured Chinese toddler crying in the South Station in Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2A boy scout tending to a toddler injured by Japanese bombing at South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 1 of 2A boy scout tending to a toddler injured by Japanese bombing at South Station, Shanghai, China, 28 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2
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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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