Changsha: Scene of China’s largest WWII battles

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During World War II, the city of Changsha was an integral commercial center and as the capital of Hunan Province it was long a target for the Japanese military.

Four devastating battles were fought in and around the city. The clashes were the first major confrontations of the Anti-Japanese Aggression War.

Tang Bo filed this report from Changsha, Hunan Province.

Changsha: scene of the largest battles in China

During World War II, the city of Changsha was an integral commercial center and as the capital of Hunan Province it was long a target for the Japanese military. Four devastating battles were fought in and around the city. The clashes were the first major confrontations of the Anti-Japanese Aggression War.