WAR IN CHINA: Navy's Turn

The Japanese Army, definitely balked in its advance along the Lunghai Railway by the muddy floodwaters of the Yellow River, last week saw its campaign to capture Hankow, operating headquarters of Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's Government, temporarily taken over by the Navy.

Japanese gunboats, based at Anking on the Yangtze, moved up the broad stream, blasted their way past Chinese batteries on the banks. Japanese landing parties, aided by the Navy's guns, inched their way westward along the shores. At week's end the naval drive had reached a point below Matang, 250...

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