Nanjing (Nánjīng 南京)

Robert John PERRINS

Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu Province. The city for a while was the capital of the Ming dynasty and of Chiang Kai-shek’s Chinese Nationalist Party. In 1937 and 1938 many thousands of residents of the city were victims of war crimes by the Japanese army.

Nanjing (Nanking), the capital of Jiangsu Province in central eastern China, is located on the southern bank of the Yangzi (Chang) River. Nanjing has….

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