CHINA: Triple Seven

China this week celebrated a memorable anniversary: San Ch'i, "Triple Seven," or the seventh day of the seventh month of the seventh year of resistance to Japan.

It was a moment, as always, to look before and after. In Chungking, it was an occasion for parades, for orators declaiming from platforms draped with red-&-blue flags. Mme. Chiang Kai-shek had hurried home, after a seven-and-a-half-month absence and a return trip of 14,000 miles, to share in the day. For the nation the way to this vantage point had been long and bitter. Now, even...

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