CHINA: Yangtze Tumor

A little paragraph in U. S. newspapers last week was as significant to students of China as anything that has happened in Manchuria or Shanghai: the 30th and 31st Divisions of Marshal Chiang Kaishek's Nationalist Army were defeated by Communist troops in upper Yangtze Valley and prudently deserted to the Communist side.

What must be called Communism for want of a better word is the most serious problem in China proper today, a growing tumor that gaunt ex-President Chiang, now Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs, must solve if the Nationalist Government...

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