CHINA: Nothing We Can Do . . .

The officers and men of General Fu Tso-yi's command are among the best in China. Fifteen months ago, Fu's crack troops swept the Reds out of the vital North China outpost city of Kalgan. They turned with high morale to rebuilding the destruction left by the retreating Communists. But elsewhere in China, the war had gone badly. General Fu and some of his men had been called east to defend the Peiping area, thus reducing the defenses of Kalgan. In the outpost city a fortnight ago, a TIME correspondent found a solemn mood....

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