WAR IN CHINA: Guns & Bugs

The Japanese "grand push," launched ten weeks ago to capture the Chinese "Hindenburg Line" and the strategic Lung-hai Railway, was still stalled last week on the banks of the Grand Canal in southern Shantung Province, 35 miles northeast of Suchow. Fast-striking Chinese guerilla units, employing shifting flank attacks, last week struck at all sides of the Japanese forces, spread out in a rough quadrangle in the Shantung area. Towns were taken, then recaptured as neither side made an effort to hold positions for long. Chinese guerillas tore up sections along 40...

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