WAR IN CHINA: Death and Conquest

Of China's 4,480,992 square miles Japanese forces took: 2,075 inthe last week 10,465 in the last month 145,787 in the last year 645,787 since 1931

¶Some 100,000 Chinese troops deployed under orders to defend Hangchow, 100 miles southwest of Shanghai, scattered in headlong flight last week and that great city fell to the Japanese—the sixth Chinese provincial capital taken since the present war began last July.

¶Japan's new puppet Chinese Government at Peking (TIME, Dec. 27) paid $116,000 to the Imperial Japanese Government last week, described this as the first installment of...

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