CHINA: Towards Unity?

Peace had come. Now China needed unity. Last week Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek acted decisively to unify his country.

Deposed Dragon. First he moved against China's strong war lord, one-eyed General Lung Yun, the rascally "old dragon" of Yunnan. By gun and guile, Lung had ruled that strategic southwestern province of China since 1927. His capital, Kunming, was the biggest U.S. air base in the country, and during the war he had played host to many a U.S. officer and touring bigwig. Last week Chiang deposed the "old dragon" of Yunnan, completing a...

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