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Private museum in memory of WWII battlefields

2010-08-11 05:33:57 GMT2010-08-11 13:33:57 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People visit a private museum which was built in memory of the China-Burma battlefields in World War II, in Tengchong county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 10, 2010. Duan Shengkui, 46, owner of the museum, began collecting relics of the China-Burma battlefields more than 20 years ago. The museum owns more than 20,000 items of camions, plane parts, guns, swords, books, photos and other collectibles, attracting millions of visitors since it opened in July 2005. [Photo/Xinhua]

Duan Shengkui, owner of a private museum which was built in memory of the China-Burma battlefields in World War II, introduces soldiers' statues in the museum in Tengchong county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 10, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

People visit a private museum which was built in memory of the China-Burma battlefields in World War II, in Tengchong county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 10, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

People visit a private museum which was built in memory of the China-Burma battlefields in World War II, in Tengchong county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 10, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Duan Shengkui, owner of a private museum which was built in memory of the China-Burma battlefields in World War II, introduces to visitors an old jeep in the museum in Tengchong county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 10, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

People visit a private museum which was built in memory of the China-Burma battlefields in World War II, in Tengchong county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 10, 2010. Duan Shengkui, 46, owner of the museum, began collecting relics of the China-Burma battlefields more than 20 years ago. The museum owns more than 20,000 items of camions, plane parts, guns, swords, books, photos and other collectibles, attracting millions of visitors since it opened in July 2005.

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