CHINA: Shantung's War

Shantung's War

So thundering big is China that a single one of her 18 provinces sufficed to stage the biggest war being fought in the world last week, a major conflict on an 80-mi. bottle front.

China's war was staged in China's best known province, Shantung, once dominated by Germans (1897-1914), later by Japanese (1914-22) but always the everlasting pediment of Confucius' "Sacred Mountain," Taishan. What made Shantung's war authentic and hair-raising last week was the fact-that China's two best & boldest younger War Lords were pitching...

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