Subhas Chandra Bose in Nanjing, November 1943

Lin Baisheng, RNG publicity minister (second from right) and Chu Minyi (second from left) accompany a uniformed Subhas Chandra Bose (far left) (leader of the Indian National Army) during his visit to Nanjing in November 1943. Both Wang Jingwei and Bose had attended the Greater East Asia Conference in Tokyo in the same month, and Bose’s visit to Nanjing was celebrated by an administration which had few opportunities to welcome prominent international leaders to its capital.

Date

November 1943

Artist/Creator

Anon

Medium

Photograph

Theme

Declaration of War (canzhan)

Case Studies

Japanese-occupied China
(1937-1945)

Keywords

army, Chu Minyi, Lin Baisheng, Subhas Chandra Bose, uniform

Further information

Further Reading

Girish Chandra Maiti, “Subhas Chandra Bose’s perspective on China”, In Madhavi Thampi (ed), India and China in the Colonial World (New York: Routledge, 2017), 184-190.

Source

Library of Congress

Source Reference Details

Chu Minyi Photographic Collection, LOC Prints and Photographs Room, Lot 11700

Permissions/Acknowledgements

Library of Congress

COTCA Identifier

LOC-0003

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