Foreign News: Invigorated

Two years ago Mme Chiang Kaishek, wife of the Generalissimo, took command of the Chinese Air Force, became the first woman to command any air force. Acting as her own purchasing agent, Mme Chiang spent an estimated $20,000,000 for war planes, reputedly saved China at least an equal sum in "customary graft." One reason why the hotter-headed Chinese leaders finally persuaded cautious Generalissimo Chiang to engage in war with Japan was that they thought Mme Chiang's war planes were going to bomb Japanese cities.

Last week twelve war planes from China (said by the...

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