Military personnel in parade, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 1925
Canton, China, Asia 1925
10.5 x 16.5 cm.
#13 "Whampoa Military cadets on the parade grounds in Canton City previous to the parade off Shameen, the foreign concession, June 23. This group, the only armed part of the parade, and it is claimed by the foreigners that they fired the first shots which led the Shameen side to open fire on the paraders. It is said that these cadets are under Russian leadership. They played a large part in defeating the Yunnanese in the middle of June. Newspaper reports have recently said they have gained control of Canton City." "We demand immediate abolition of foreign settlements. Abolish extra-territoriality." [now Guangzhou) A line of soldiers in uniform and holding flags, with more soldiers visible in the background. Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
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