CHINA: Last Stand

China's fugitive Nationalist government tarried at Chengtu just ten days. The night before it fled once more from the oncoming Reds, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek called a cabinet session. Decisions: 1) resistance to the Communists on the mainland would go underground; 2) headquarters for some 600,000 Nationalist irregulars would be established in the rugged Tibetan border province of Sikang; 3) the Nationalist capital would move to Taipei on the island redoubt of Formosa.

Time for Remembrance. Next morning Premier Yen Hsi-shan flew off from Chengtu. His plane bypassed Kunming, capital of Yunnan. There...

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