The Heat: China’s Role in WWII

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Commemorating a major victory 70 years ago. In 1945, China ended a long and brutal war against Japan. Up to 20 million Chinese lives were lost. But why is China’s contribution to World War II virtually unknown in the West? What are the lessons that can be learned?

Massacres, air-raids, chemical weapons and biological agents. Scars from the war that Japan waged 70 years ago. Decades later, the wounds of the war are still raw in China.

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The Heat: China's Role in WWII Pt 1

The Heat: China's Role in WWII Pt 1

Commemorating a major victory 70 years ago. In 1945, China ended a long and brutal war against Japan.Up to 20 million Chinese lives were lost. But why is China's contribution in World War Two virtually unknown in the West? And what are the lessons that can be learned? The Heat spoke to Stephen Mackinnon, Liu Youfa, Ming Wan and Jungsil Lee.

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The Heat: China\'s Role in WWII Pt 2

The Heat: China\'s Role in WWII Pt 2

Commemorating a major victory 70 years ago. In 1945, China ended a long and brutal war against Japan.Up to 20 million Chinese lives were lost. But why is China's contribution in World War Two virtually unknown in the West? And what are the lessons that can be learned? The Heat spoke to Stephen Mackinnon, Liu Youfa, Ming Wan and Jungsil Lee.