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Offline cuprum

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Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« on: August 12, 2018, 03:23:09 PM »













Offline zippyfusenet

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Re: Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2018, 10:08:42 PM »
China's a big country. Can you be more specific about where these photos were taken?
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Offline cuprum

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Re: Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2018, 02:08:42 AM »
Alas, I do not know...

Offline Gundamentalist 5.56

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Re: Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2018, 09:11:27 PM »
Using Google Image to find an original, and Google Translate to read a caption:
"In the summer of 1944, American journalist Harrison Foreman arrived at the Atlas of Yanan, Shaanxi, Gansu and Ningxia"

Looks like someone found Foreman's photos online and reposted them.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Forman
« Last Edit: August 13, 2018, 09:14:14 PM by Gundamentalist 5.56 »

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Re: Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2018, 10:21:44 PM »
Great photos! I need to do some militia for shanghai 1932 and 1937 so this was great inspiration. Thanks for sharing!

Offline zippyfusenet

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Re: Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2018, 10:31:30 PM »
Thanks for that Gundamentalist. So these fellas were out in the wild west. From the Wiki article, Forman had a penchant for the Chinese Reds, but two men in these photos seem to be wearing KMT field caps. Interesting.

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Re: Chinese militia in 1944 (photo)
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2018, 12:23:57 AM »
So... No dental plan in Ď44.  :D
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