Memorial activities held across China to commemorate 77th anniversary of Japan’s WWII surrender

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August 15 marks the 77th anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender in World War II. Memorial activities were held across China to pay tribute to the victims and unsung heroes, keep the darkest days firmly in mind and cherish hard-won peace.

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