Wartime Chinese orphans w. hands over their ears as they sing a bombing song, "Oom, Oom, Oom" (the sound of the planes) at orphanage funded by United China Relief, a central U.S. organization for eight Chinese aid societies.


  • Title: Chung King, China
  • Date: 1941-07
  • Location: Chungking, China
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Archival Vault, Organizations, Music, Chinese, Orphans, People And Customs, Us, Relief Societies, Aid To, China, Vocal, United China Relief, Aid, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_813198
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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