CHINA: Chiang Triumphant

It was suddenly Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's party when 40 members of the Nationalist Central Executive Committee arrived in Nanking last week for their fourth congress. A month ago, with six revolts crackling under him, Chiang looked like a heavy loser. Picking the key revolt, he cracked down hard on the Fukien rebels headed by smart Trinidad-born Eugene Chen and General Tsai Ting-kai's famed 19th Route Army. His marines marched into Foochow, the rebel capital, almost unopposed because the veterans of the 19th Route Army who stood off Japan in the Battle...

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