JAPAN-CHINA: Private Slice

In the precarious hush of the truce between Japan and the Nanking Government (TIME, June 5), a small, discordant clamor was heard last week far to the north in Chahar Province. It was the private war of "Christian General" Feng Yuhsiang, ostensibly to drive the Japanese single-handed out of China's "lost provinces."

As other Chinese generals bickered about demobilizing their huge idle armies. Opportunist Feng saw a chance to carve out a little State of his own. Last fortnight he sent his well-paid, well-drilled troops against the walls of Dolonor in southeast...

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