8 interesting facts about the upcoming V-day Parade
Updated: 2015-09-01 08:31
Zhang Yaolin, now 95, survived the battlefield during the war of Resistance against Japanese Aggression in 1938. [Photo/CFP]
6. The veterans who survived in the war of Resistance against Japanese Aggression have reached the average age of 90
More than 300 veterans have been invited to the parade to mark the appreciation of the country for their contribution to the war effort. The descendants of other veterans who have died will represent them.
The veterans who survived have an average age of 90 and even the children of the soldiers who have died have an average age of 78.