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A Japanese military funeral pyre
A Japanese military funeral pyre. The ashes of the soldiers will be returned to Japan. The casualties were the result of fighting at Tsitsihar, Manchuria (now called Qiqihar Shi, China). The attending soldiers are dressed in winter gear.
10.6 x 13.8 cm
- Japan. Rikugun--People--China--1930-1940
- Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1931-1933--Casualties--Japanese--China--Qiqihar Shi --1930-1940
- Funeral rites & ceremonies--China--1930-1940
- Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1931-1933--Military personnel--China--1930-1940
- still image
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- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Sunday Tribune (December 27, 1931), p. 7
- Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.)