HONG KONG: A Simple Robbery?

In Hong Kong these days, retired Chinese Nationalists have suddenly become as sought after as elderly bachelors in June. Red China's emissaries work overtime, attempting to kindle in them a new rose-red love, while the agents of Chiang Kai-shek try to respark the old flame.

Retired Nationalist General Yu Ching-man lacked the high distinction of his Hong Kong neighbor General Wei Li-huang, who defected to the Communists last March. Nevertheless, as a onetime commander of the Nationalist 26th Army in Yunnan and leader of the long-drawn-out defense of Changteh against the Japanese in 1943, he was a soldier worth wooing...

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