16 Nov 1937

China
  • Chiang Kaishek ordered Chinese government ministries and agencies to depart from the capital city of Nanjing within the next three to four days. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanjing and the Rape of Nanjing | Nanjing | CPC]
  • Liu Cuigang's remains were buried at the Air Force Martyrs Cemetery on Purple Mountain in Nanjing, China. ww2dbase [Liu Cuigang | Nanjing | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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