China marks 77th anniversary of start of anti-Japan war
                 English.news.cn | 2014-07-07 10:18:16 | Editor: Fu Peng

China marks 77th anniversary of start of anti-Japan war

A grand gathering is held to mark the 77th anniversary of the beginning of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggressions at the Museum of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggressions in Beijing, capital of China, July 7, 2014. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese leaders took part in a grand gathering in Beijing on Monday to mark the 77th anniversary of beginning of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the ceremony at the Museum of the War of the Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.

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BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- For the Chinese people, July 7, 1937 was a day when one of their worst nightmares began, as it marked the beginning of the eight-year-long China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.

During the 1930s and 1940s, the Japanese empire, where many reckless militarist policies were born, invaded China and some Southeast Asian countries, causing huge pain to Asian people. Full story

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BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) -- July 7 is an anniversary that should be remembered by both Chinese and Japanese.

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China's first Anti-Japanese War post office opens

BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) -- A post office opened for business Friday in the Museum of the War of the Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression in Beijing.

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