Army & Navy: On the Yangtze

All the fighting along the Yangtze was not between the Chinese and the Japs. There was a bitter, burning conflict there among Americans. The contestants were three American generals. By last week the sparks had flown as far as Washington.

Part of the trouble was the traditional conflict between airman and ground officer: Brigadier General Claire Lee Chennault, brilliant, unorthodox genius of the world's smallest fighting air force, had fallen out with his commander, Lieut. General Joseph W. Stilwell Jr., homely infantryman hero of the 1942 retreat from Burma.

And there was more trouble....

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