Updated figures on WWII released
Updated figures for Chinese casualties and property loss during World War II and for China’s contribution to the victory over Japan were released by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday.
During the 14-year Japanese invasion of China, the Chinese suffered more than 35 million military and non-military casualties, accounting for a third of the total casualties of all the countries in WWII.
Military casualties during the invasion totaled 3.8 million, according to the updated figures.
At the 1937 exchange rate, property losses incurred by the Chinese amounted to more than $100 billion, with indirect economic losses of $500 billion.
The figures also show that Chinese forces killed, wounded or captured more than 1.5 million troops. the infrared multispectral scanner and wide-field imager.
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