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The Battle of 1894 (1962)
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The Battle of 1894 (1962)
Original name: Jia wu feng yun
Genre: History, War
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1894 the Japanese Imperial Navy provokes the Chinese navy to test defenses. Some Chinese want to make concessions while others want to fight. When Japan invades, some naval officers put up a heroic resistance.
Plot: battleship, propaganda, nationalism, imperial japan, naval battle, japanese navy
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: japan, china

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