Despite mounting perhaps the longest and most sustained bombing campaign against a single city, the Japanese had failed to force China out of the war. Operations 100 and 101 had caused tremendous destruction to Chungking’s […]
Chungking attacked by Japanese bombers, as the population retreats to underground shelters. Also includes some footage of Ki-10s and Ki-27s engaged in mock combat.
Newsreel footage of the bombing of Chungking, showing the damage done to the city, the underground tunnels dug by the population, and General and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek inspecting the city.
Operation 100 had proved that the Japanese had the capability to conduct a sustained bombing campaign against Chinese cities, however it had also proved that the effectiveness of these raids was questionable. The government of […]
The tri-city of Wuhan fell to the Japanese invaders in October 1938. The invaders, believing that the Chinese would capitulate with the fall of their temporary capital, were surprised to see Chiang Kai-Shek and the rest of […]