CHINA: Expert Opinion

South Chinese soldiers of the Nanking Nationalist Government battled valorously last week, in an effort to capture Peking from the North Chinese Dictator Chang-Tso-lin.

Meanwhile Japan continued to maintain several potent armed forces in China, to protect her nationals in the provinces of Shantung, and Manchuria and in Peking (Chihli Province) (TIME, April 30). Therefore, in all probability the men who knew most authoritatively last week, which way the tide of Chinese Civil War will turn were the officers comprising the Japanese Imperial General Staff.

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