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Wire Photo, China 1944, Refugees Return | by born1945
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Wire Photo, China 1944, Refugees Return

Will wars ever change?


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(LA5 Jan. 9) –CHINESE REFUGEES RETURN—Returning refugees wander dazed to Changteh seeking old homes but find only tumbled stone and broken tile. That is not a bandage on the woman’s head in the foreground but a headdress. The Chinese recently recaptured Changteh and 10 other villages nearby and the encirclement of 2000 Japanese, more than 500 of whom were killed, the Chinese High Command announced. (APW:Rephoto via radio from Chungking()IWS-11730 pw) 1944.

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Taken on September 12, 2007