University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: AL-s59. 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”. Side entrances to the Cathay Hotel are on the right. See AL-s53.
Casualties and debris, Cathay Hotel bombing, Shanghai
Saturday 14 August 1937
Black and white photograph