World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: Impossibilities Take Time

A vast air force cannot be maintained now in China if it must be supplied by air alone. That was the clearly implied meaning of Lieut. General Henry H. Arnold's report to the people last week after his recent visit to China.

Speaking at the Manhattan rally for Madame Chiang Kai-shek (see p. 13), General Arnold said that President Roosevelt had sent him to Chungking with instructions to find out how best to build up air strength in China. He told the public why it could not be done by transport planes. Reasons:...

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