Japanese Special Naval Landing Force troops aboard a transport at Anqing, China, 11 Jun 1938Chinese soldier during the Battle of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, mid-1938; note German gearChinese soldiers at the Yangtze River near Wuhan, circa Aug-Oct 1938Japanese troops and light tanks near Wuhan, circa Aug-Oct 1938
Japanese Special Naval Landing Force troops aboard a transport at Anqing, China, 11 Jun 1938Chinese soldier during the Battle of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, mid-1938; note German gearChinese soldiers at the Yangtze River near Wuhan, circa Aug-Oct 1938Japanese troops and light tanks near Wuhan, circa Aug-Oct 1938
Chinese machine gun position, near Wuhan, circa Aug-Oct 1938Chinese mortar team in Xinyang, Oct 1938Japanese troops in the suburbs of Hankou (now part of Wuhan), Hubei Province, China, late Oct 1938Japanese troops celebrating the capture of Wuhan at the Wuhan barracks, 27 Oct 1938
Chinese machine gun position, near Wuhan, circa Aug-Oct 1938Chinese mortar team in Xinyang, Oct 1938Japanese troops in the suburbs of Hankou (now part of Wuhan), Hubei Province, China, late Oct 1938Japanese troops celebrating the capture of Wuhan at the Wuhan barracks, 27 Oct 1938
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