WAR IN CHINA: Puppets United

The Rising Sun flag floated last week over still burning, partially destroyed Suchow, strategic railroad junction of Central China. Japanese trucks, tanks, soldiers were in possession of the streets. To the Mikado's men the capture of Suchow meant the end of a five-months-old, bitterly waged campaign and the beginning of a new offensive toward another junction city, Chengchow, west of Suchow where the Lunghai and the Peking-Hankow Railways meet. The Japanese were obviously beginning a great new encircling movement under the direction of the North China Commander-in-Chief General Count Juichi Terauchi,...

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