Monthly Archives: May 2012

Evacuating Shanghai, August 1937

Fleeing Shanghai, August 1937: first in a series of posts about how the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) and its people escaped the outbreak of the Battle of Shanghai Continue reading

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An excellent old Shanghai photo collection

A fellow who seems to be named LJ Chan has posted a very atmospheric stream of old Shanghai photos… enjoy!

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“Goddamn it, I promised the wife I wouldn’t do this any more.”

it was a chicken or the egg conundrum as to who had arrived first, the pilots or the prostitutes… Continue reading

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