WAR IN CHINA: 'Aggressors Must Be Defeated!

The Foreign Office and all civilian bureaus of the Chinese Government began withdrawing from Hankow last week, under orders from Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek that they must be established in Chungking, some 650 miles farther up the Yangtze River. Japan's drive up the Yangtze was still balked at Kiukiang, 135 miles below Hankow, by desperate Chinese resistance amid a scorching heat wave which sent thermometers to 110°.

Neutral military observers reported that the Japanese, who were bringing up fresh troops at the rate of 5,000 per day, were chiefly worried by the rapid,...

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