General Iwane Matsui dedicating a sacred tree at a memorial for fallen Japanese soldiers in Nanjing, China, 18 Dec 1937General Iwane Matsui speaking at a memorial for fallen Japanese soldiers in Nanjing, China, 18 Dec 1937Japanese Admiral Kiyoshi Hasegawa, General Iwane Matsui, and Prince Yasuhiko of Asaka at a memorial for fallen Japanese soldiers in Nanjing, China, 18 Dec 1937Japanese Admiral Kiyoshi Hasegawa, General Iwane Matsui, and Prince Yasuhiko of Asaka in Nanjing, China, circa 18 Dec 1937
General Iwane Matsui dedicating a sacred tree at a memorial for fallen Japanese soldiers in Nanjing, China, 18 Dec 1937General Iwane Matsui speaking at a memorial for fallen Japanese soldiers in Nanjing, China, 18 Dec 1937Japanese Admiral Kiyoshi Hasegawa, General Iwane Matsui, and Prince Yasuhiko of Asaka at a memorial for fallen Japanese soldiers in Nanjing, China, 18 Dec 1937Japanese Admiral Kiyoshi Hasegawa, General Iwane Matsui, and Prince Yasuhiko of Asaka in Nanjing, China, circa 18 Dec 1937
Japanese soldiers transporting supplies with a cart at a Nanjing city wall gate, China, Dec 1937; note unburied Chinese remainsJapanese troops at the Wuxi Rail Station, Nanjing, China, Dec 1937
Japanese soldiers transporting supplies with a cart at a Nanjing city wall gate, China, Dec 1937; note unburied Chinese remainsJapanese troops at the Wuxi Rail Station, Nanjing, China, Dec 1937


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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937