He is the last warrior of Nanjing—the last surviving native Nanjingite who defended the city in 1937.
Over a thousand men died at Yijiangmen, one of the city gates on the western border of old Nanjing.
A memorial hall was built in southwest Nanjing in 1985, over a mass grave where thousands of people were gunned down and buried.
They chose the 76th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacres as the date of their protest.
Ask anyone on the streets of Nanjing what they think about Japan, and chances are you will hear some strong feedback.
The Rape of Nanjing was a gruesome affair in modern history, and its details should be brought to light.
Traveling the 190 miles or so from Shanghai to Nanjing took 10 1/2 hours, the Shanghai Morning Post reported.
Note: China's imperial capital on several occasions, it was made capital of the Republic of China by Sun Yat-sen in 1912 after the Chinese Revolution, by Nationalist forces of Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 to 1937, and again from 1946 to 1949.
Note: During the Second Sino-Japanese War in the 1930s, Nanjing was the scene of a Japanese massacre (the Rape of Nanking) and became the seat of a puppet regime established by the Japanese.