Foreign News: Progress

Apart from Japan's major move last week in attempting to disorganize all resistance to her armies by destroying the capital of China (see above) chief events of the war were :

Fall of Paoting. Japan's main army, advancing down upon the Yellow River from North China, had failed up to last week in its objective of "destroying" and not merely beating back the retreating Chinese troops. Finally the Japanese, after rolling their conquest southward 50 mi. in the preceding ten days, not only took the city of Paoting (see map, p. 17) with its...

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