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Nanjing, China, December 13, 2007A child walks among statues at a memorial to the victims of a World War II massacre by Japanese soldiers.

At least 150,000 men, women, and children were slaughteredsome also mutilatedin a terrifying few months between 1937 and 1938 also known as the "rape of Nanking."

The Chinese government tempered the commemoration of the massacre's 70th anniversary this year, hoping to improve relations with Tokyo and avoid inflaming nationalist passions.

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