CHINA: So Cold

Barring miracles, Chiang Kai-shek was beaten. Most (if not all) of China would soon be added to the eleven countries or parts of countries run by the Communists. Control of all China, together with the areas he already held, would place 40% of the world's population in Stalin's grasp.

Last week Chiang still held (nominally) far more territory than he had in the worst years of the Japanese war. Then, however, most Chinese wanted him to keep on resisting the enemy. Now, it seemed, most Chinese wanted him to quit.

The conviction of...

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