CHINA-JAPAN: Hero Ma

China has lost every war she has tried to fight since the 18th Century. But Chinese General Ma Chan-shan, who personally declared war on Japan fortnight ago (TIME, Nov. 16), still stuck to his guns and his trenches last week, became a towering hero to the Chinese people. From Newark, N. J. for example the Chinese Merchants' Association cabled $2,000 to Hero Ma. To report the heroic struggles of General Ma, star correspondents rushed by plane and train towards his remote war base, Tsitsihar.

Battles. Japanese last week dominated every capital of Manchurian...