University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: AL-s57. Chinese bombers were apparently trying to bomb the Japanese cruiser Izumo (Idzumo), when two bombs fell between the Cathay and Palace Hotels in Nanking Road. Approximately 400 people were killed or wounded. Known as “Bloody Saturday”.
Debris in Nanking Road, Cathay Hotel bombing, Shanghai
Saturday 14 August 1937
Black and white photograph