The refugees of Shanghai during WWII

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The Shanghai Ghetto in China is about two and a half square kilometers in size. A small area to be sure, but which played an important role during World War II.

It provided shelter for thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis during the war. A documentary featuring interviews with survivors has been released and diplomats from both China and Israel watched the screening together. CCTV’s Zhao Yunjie filed this report.

The refugees of Shanghai during WWII

The Shanghai Ghetto in China is about two and a half square kilometers in size. A small area to be sure, but which played an important role during World War II. It provided shelter for thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis during the war. A documentary featuring interviews with survivors has been released and diplomats from both China and Israel watched the screening together. CCTV's Zhao Yunjie filed this report.