World War: FAR EASTERN THEATER: The Army Nobody Knows

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World War II's biggest front, its oldest battle, its hugest protagonist are unknowns. Since May 8 the Japanese have been pushing against the Northern China Front, in an important feeler operation involving about six Japanese divisions. To an unknowing world it is a vast battle in the dark and yet few zones of operation are more important to the London-Washington Axis.

Japan's Army of good field commanders, indifferent staff officers and middling matériel has not lacked publicity. China's Army is the army nobody knows. The world at large does not know...

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