Foreign News: A. E. F. Gets a Chief

A lean, bespectacled man will take off for Chungking next week from the U.S.; he can say nothing of his mission, for he is to lead the second A.E.F., advance guard in the Battle of the Pacific. At the beginning of this year, Chiang Kaishek, anticipating American aid (TIME, June 30), had requested that the U.S. send him a personal adviser and liaison man. The man would have all the mysterious dignities and influences of the legendary Australian, William Henry Donald, for a generation adviser to the Chinese great. (Donald left last year, is...

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