WAR IN CHINA: Double-Ten

Of China's 4.480,992 square miles,* Japanese forces held:

This week: 600,000 Week ago: 565,000 Month ago: 527,000 Year ago: 500,000

By nature fervent in celebrating their great anniversaries with firecrackers and rejoicings, Chinese this year have been grimly preparing to hurl a supreme counteroffensive against Shanghai's Japanese invaders as the best way of celebrating famed Double-Ten, "The 10th Day of the 10th Month," which fell this week on Sunday, the 26th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1911 by which Chinese overthrew the Manchu Dynasty. All last week the muddy highway from Nanking,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!