CHINA: Return of Wu?

As the Chinese Government's officials at Peiping and thereabouts continued to kowtow to a few Japanese brigades last week, much of North China seemed to have been brought under the rule of Tokyo without a fight and by sheer bullying bluff. Suddenly, however, there was plenty of fighting at Peiping last week and behind it loomed the dramatic shadow of "The Scholar War Lord," Wu Pei-fu.

Amid the corrupt peasant-born super-bandits who ruled various parts of China as "war lords" ten years ago, Marshal Wu Pei-fu was the one old-fashioned Confucian scholar. A...

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