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Image ID15149
TitleProtection against blasts: North China Daily News
CollectionVirtual Shanghai
LocationShanghai IS
PhotographerKarl Kengelbacher
Caption in album or on mountAll titles appear as they were listed on the document provided by the holder of this collection. Whenever a change has been made, the original title appears below. As a rule, all Chinese names have been turned in standard pinyin. "The commercial houses at the Bund are saving themselves against blasted grenade parts."
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Note(s)On the sandbags, the sign reads: "ENTRANCE BEHIND SAND BAGS". The second signe reads: "NORTH CHINA DAILY NEW. JAPANESE AGAIN BOMB NANKING". The buildings located along the Bund placed sandbags on their doors and windows to avoid possible collateral damage from bomb blasts. Fighting was taking place for a while very close on the Huangpu River.
Keyword(s) [en]war ; building ; defence ; sandbag ; press ; newspaper ; sign
Street nameBund
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© Peter Kengelbacher Gerhardtstr. 4 9012 St. Gallen Tel. +41 (0)71 278 33 03 (Privat) Tel. +41 (0)71 292 34 30 (Geschäft) E-Mail:

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