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Picture of Taiwanese soldiers releasing balloons filled with leaflets
October 18, 2021

Message Balloons

A story in the January 1969 issue documented the island of Taiwan and its tension with communist China. In this photo, Taiwanese soldiers on the island of Quemoy release balloons filled with propaganda leaflets that will make their ways to mainland China.
Photograph by Frank and Helen Schrider, Nat Geo Image Collection
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