Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-s090. Typed and handwritten caption and photographers stamps on back of photograph.  Px = photograph.  All the soldiers in the photograph are carrying cooking kit.  Battalion Mixte d'Infanterie Coloniale de Chine (BMICC) troops.  See Ro-n0824, Ro-n0825, Ro-n0826, Ro-n0827Ro-n0828Ro-n1010.

Caption on photograph
A quick shot I took from the rear of a French infantryman referred to in press release as "Colonial troops". 2500 were landed in late August to beef up the local garrison in the French Concession. Boiler utensil on the back suggests this man was a cook. Rifle bleeds off px in upper right.
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Location
Date
August 1937
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph