Chinese Soldiers in 1937, before the Battle of Shanghai
They were actually good soldiers, they received training from Wehrmacht advisors. They had german infantry weapons also. What they didn't have were tanks, planes, or a navy.
the japanese army slaughted them didnt they?
They could have sized off first...
DrStealth, yes they did. Like I said, they had no air support, no armour support, and they were being shelled by the IJN. Add to this the fact that Chiang Kai-Shek was actively trying to purge his best troops because he believed that if they were too good, they might overthrow him. I Think these blokes are from the 88th division, which survived the battle of Shanghai by digging in at the Sihang warehouse.
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