WAR IN CHINA: Second Year

The still-undeclared war in China, which Japan once confidently predicted would be a matter of a few months, this week entered its second year, still far from her loudly-announced goal of overthrowing Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's Government.

On the Yellow River front, their drive on Hankow halted, Japanese armies still waited for the flood waters of "China's Sorrow" to subside. South on the Yangtze River, the main naval drive upstream on Hankow received a temporary setback at Matang, where the Chinese had blocked the stream with a boom. Finally, aided by the rising...

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