Die Welt: historians agree Nationalists led fight against Japan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/03
By: Lillian Lin

Taipei, Sept. 3 (CNA) The German newspaper “Die Welt” reported Thursday in a 201509030030t0001WWII retrospective that “most independent historians agree that the forces of the Nationalist Party or Kuomintang, under Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), led the fight against Japan” in China.

Saying that most of the fighters in the Second Sino-Japanese War were not seen at China’s celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan, the report pointed out the reason: “Because they are Nationalists, they do not fit into the communist worldview.”

The report quoted interviews with some WWII veterans, including 97-year-old Sun Yibai, who once worked as an interpreter for the “Flying Tigers” squadron.     [FULL  STORY]

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