CHINA: War Notes

Evacuation. The Japanese Government, feeling that the risks of disorders in Shantung Province had been removed by the shifting of the Chinese civil war front to the Yangtze Valley, ordered its troops to evacuate Tsinan and Tsingtao in that province.

Cholera. A severe epidemic of cholera was reported from the region of Nanking, where most of the fighting was centred. Bodies were said to be piled high along the banks of the Yangtze, hundreds of corpses floating down the great river.

Pirates. Several British warships moved silently across Bias Bay in the...

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