THE ALLIES: Guerrillas

The biggest organized Nationalist force still righting the Communists on the Chinese mainland is a guerrilla army some 30,000 strong, under Lieut. General Li Mi, Nationalist-nominated governor of Yunnan province. In 1949, when Nationalist China collapsed, Li escaped from a Communist jail, retreated into Burma with the remnants of the Nationalists' Eighth and Twenty-Sixth Armies. Since then, his guerrillas have harried Red garrisons along the windswept Yunnan-Burma border.

Reports from Burma last week said that several thousands of Li's men recently thrust into lofty Yunnan (see map), at one point stabbing 50 miles deep. Communist...

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