While Chou En-lai spoke softly in Bandung his Communist followers were feverishly building a bigger and bigger force along China's east coast across from the Matsus, Quemoy and Formosa.

In the past fortnight Nationalist and U.S. intelligence sources have detected signs of two additional new airfields being started on the Fukien coast—near Amoy, the mainland port opposite Quemoy. They bring to five the total of Communist airfields recently built or abuilding on the mainland across from Formosa. Once completed and equipped, the new fields will give the Chinese Communists air striking power...

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