More names added to Nanjing memorial wall
A total of 26 names were recently inscribed on a memorial wall commemorating Chinese killed in the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese troops over several weeks beginning in December 1937. They bring the total number of names on the wall to 10,664. The memorial wall was set up in 1995 at the Memorial Hall of the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders, with 3,000 names representing the 300,000 victims of the massacre. The names were confirmed by the city’s committee on wartime losses and by Nanjing Massacre investigations, testimony or documents from survivors, as well as information from victims’ relatives.