Nationalist soldiers posed at Shanghai North Railway Station
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-s071. Handwritten caption on back of photograph. 87th or 88th Division - both were involved in the defence of Shanghai. Prob. = Probably. The soldiers have posed for a set up photograph. The weapons are C96 Mausers, or the Chinese-made version known as the ‘Box Cannon’ (盒子炮) or ‘Red 9’. See Ro-n0102.