Global Yang

China needed U.S. arms. China was imperiled by India's peril. Yet one of China's foremost strategists last week raised his sights beyond the target of his own army's terrible tasks and achieved a global look at World War II. His conclusion: the U.S. and Britain can make their best contribution to the war in 1942 by opening a front in northern Europe. Said bullnecked, moon-faced General Yang Chieh, lecturing to the Chinese War College in Chungking: "In northern Europe ... it would be easiest for Britain, America and Russia to cooperate."

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