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China Holds National Day to Mark WW2 Defeat of Japan
China's top leaders on Wednesday commemorated 69 years since the surrender of Japan, Beijing's former colonial occupier, in World War II.
All seven members of China's powerful Politburo Standing Committee, including President Xi Jinping, attended a ceremony in Beijing to mark the occasion.
China's legislature earlier this year designated September 3 as a national day to remember the defeat of Japan by China, with the help of Allied forces.
Japan invaded China in 1931, though full-scale hos