Oldest Nanjing Massacre survivor dies at 100
Guan Guangjing, the oldest survivor of the Nanjing Massacre, died on Dec 11 at age 100, three days before the National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims. Guan contributed verbal testimony to Irrefutable Evidences, A Memoir of the Lishui Bombing Caused by Japanese Invaders, published by Nanjing Press in November 2016. The book collected 31 survivors’ oral accounts of the bombing in Nanjing’s Lishui county on Nov 29, 1937, which killed more than 1,200 people. Fewer than 100 survivors remain, according to the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders. State leaders attended a public memorial ceremony at the memorial hall on Dec 13.