JAPAN: Cairo Epilogue

Of all the world's half-conquered but still-resisting nations, China has fought the longest. Savage Japanese air and land attacks, against soldiers and civilians alike, might well have made the Chinese vengeful. But in Chungking last week, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek spoke reasonably of the Japanese, repeating to the world what he had told President Roosevelt at Cairo.

Said China's Gissimo: "When President Roosevelt asked my views [of Japan] I frankly replied: 'It is my opinion that all Japanese militarists must be wiped out . . . [but] the question [of Japan's postwar government]...

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