Great Hong Kong Rescue in 1942
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This woodcut print was created by Chinese artists Cai Dizhi and Xu Qinsong in 1981. It depicts CPC-led guerrilla forces rescuing Chinese cultural celebrities and anti-Japanese patriots from enemy control and transferring them to safety in 1942.
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