World War: BATTLE OF CHINA: Progress & Prospect

Progress and Prospect

"The national policy calls for a successful settlement of the China Incident."

The voice that crackled this new threat to China over the Tokyo radio was new Japanese Premier General Eiki Tojo's. The voice did not frighten Chungking.

War in Progress. Chiang Kai-shek's 300-odd divisions—3,000,000 soldiers facing Japan's estimated 800,000 (30 or more divisions) on the 2,000-mile China front —believed that the Japanese could do no more against them than they had been doing. Only if Japan chose to throw in another 20 or 30 divisions was there more than...

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