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By: Xinhua and Staff Reporter
This Tomb Sweeping Day, Liu Shouben, a 92-year-old former Kuomintang soldier, can finally
tell people about the bloody battles he fought against the Japanese.
The holiday is a time to honor the deceased, and is also an occasion for war veterans to recount their experiences to volunteer historians, interviewers, students, and the public.
Last November, the civil affairs department in the eastern city of Nanjing officially recognized Liu as an Anti-Japanese War veteran. “The day has come at last. The recognition is a huge comfort to my comrades who were killed in the war,” Liu said. [FULL STORY]