CHINA: Mah Jong Murder?

Should a son of German President Paul von Hindenburg cause the assassination of General Erich von Ludendorff, that would be news. In China the General Yang Yu-ting played until last spring the role of a "Ludendorff." He was the "brains" of a Chinese "Hindenburg," the late and great Marshal Chang Tso-lin, then War Lord of North China and Manchuria. When the advancing Nationalist Armies forced Old Chang to flee from Peking (TIME, June 11) the War Lord's retreat was masterfully executed by "Ludendorff" Yang. With him during the desperate days of retreat...

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