CHINA: Sixth Year Begins

This week, on July 7, the Japanese celebrated the anniversary of their attack on China. China's millions, soldiers and civilians, who for five years have fought off Japan with limitless heroism, did not celebrate it. The Chinese heard the word anniversary with a sense of desperation. This was China on July 7, 1942:

China's whole national fabric, corroded by the Japanese attrition, has in the past seven months undergone terrible moral and material shocks. She has found that the Allies, instead of alleviating her position, have increased her immediate difficulties tenfold. She is...

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