“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

The Great Shanghai Butchery

Posted: March 20th, 2021 | 1 Comment »

This ad is from the mid-1930s and featured in the magazine of the Fourth Marines in Shanghai, Walla Walla. The Great Shanghai Butchery was on the Avenue Joffre in Frenchtown (Huai Hai Middle Road) and obviously thought those red meat eating Leathernecks were prime (pardon the pun) customers for steak….

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One Comment on “The Great Shanghai Butchery”

  1. 1 Katya Knyazeva said at 7:34 pm on March 24th, 2021:

    Was on Boone Road too (says Catholic Shanghai, 1937): https://pastvu.com/p/912873

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