CHINA: CHINA Generalissimo's Last Straw

Generalissimo's Last Straw

China was boiling and popping with revolt last week. But China is mercifully vast. Centres of slaughter and pillage, rapine and rascality were strewn hundreds, thousands of miles apart. And firm in the saddle of his stumpy, strong-sinewed Chinese horse sat the great soldier-statesman who gives cohesion to the most populous and strife-wracked country in the world, His Excellency Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek.

To the man who conquered China, as Chiang did, in a great civil war which raged from Canton to Peiping, six major revolts occasion no appalling dismay....

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