CHINA: Maggots and Peg Legs

Fresh from China by way of the U. S. Navy Medical Corps this month came a vivid surgeon's-eye view of heroic Chinese resistance to the Japanese onslaught which swept down from Manchukuo, entered "China proper" through the Great Wall and stopped just short of Peiping (TIME, May 29, et ante}. Excerpts from the report* of Lieut.-Commander Morton D. Willcutts, M. D., the U. S. Navy's observer at Peiping Base Hospital: "The North China soldier rates a much higher military mark than his reverses of the past few months might indicate. ....

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