CHINA: Notes

¶ Peiping, once Peking, reported last week that its population is "now larger than ever before" (1,530,890) "due to the influx of refugees from Manchuria."

¶ China's famed 19th Route Army, gallant defenders of Shanghai against the Japanese attack (TIME, Feb. 1, et seq.), was joined in Fukien (South China) last week by 100 aviators from the Separatist Canton Government, thus lending verisimilitude to rumors that the 19th Route Army is "through" with the Government of China proper at Nanking.

¶ When Nanking Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek flung his entire 51st Division against Communist bandit armies in Hupeh recently, the 51st...

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