World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: The Sightless Giant

Through most of the dreary months while China waited for the western Allies to finish the job of beating Hitler first, two seaports on the East China Sea had remained free of the enemy. They were like eyes, through which China could look out to the Pacific, straining for a glimpse of the topmasts of a relieving U.S. fleet. The Japanese had closed each eye for a few months in the past, but the Chinese had reopened them. Not until this year did the Japs decide to deprive China again of what was...

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