WAR IN CHINA: Wang Purged

No secret has it been that Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's Government has long needed a housecleaning. Inefficiency, corruption, jealousy and nepotism— old Chinese official vices—have hampered China in waging her war almost as much as lack of guns and ammunition. Japan having seized most of China's coastline and the Chinese having been driven far westward, it was in character that some of China's leaders should turn defeatist and respond to the lure of Japanese offers of position and gold.

Fortnight ago former Premier Wang Ching-wei, prominent Nationalist Party leader and member...

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