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With the skyscrapers of Pudong's Lujiazui Financial District in the background, a scaffolding surrounds the Revolutionary Martyrs Monument, part of the historical riverside Bund renovation project in Shanghai, China on 27 May 2009.  60 years ago today residents of Shanghai woke up to find communist soldiers sleeping on the streets as the People's Liberation Army drove away the defending Nationalists after 15 days of intense fighting using only light weaponry to minimize collateral damage.
With the skyscrapers of Pudong's Lujiazui Financial District in the background, a scaffolding surrounds the Revolutionary Martyrs Monument, part of the historical riverside Bund renovation project in Shanghai, China on 27 May 2009. 60 years ago today residents of Shanghai woke up to find communist soldiers sleeping on the streets as the People's Liberation Army drove away the defending Nationalists after 15 days of intense fighting using only light weaponry to minimize collateral damage.