CHINA: Chiang Reorganizes

In Chungking this week Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek took the step that all friends of China had hoped for—he moved to strengthen his Government.

In as new War Minister came austere, youthful (44) General Chen Cheng, one of China's ablest and most honest soldiers (TiME, June 16, 1941). It was General Chen who last year turned back an incipient Japanese drive on Chungking. It was he who helped organize the successful Chinese expeditionary force now fighting in North Burma. A protégé of Generalfssimo Chiang (who officiated at his wedding), General Chen is a veteran...

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