Foreign News: On To Chicago

Already in Japanese hands are China's Boston (Peking), New York (Shanghai) and Washington (Nanking). Last week the Japanese pressed forward in a renewed drive to add China's Chicago (Hankow) to the collection. Capture of Hankow, temporary operating headquarters of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's Government since the fall of Nanking five months ago, would not complete the process of dismembering China but would leave the Chinese only a fraction of what was once their nation. In the Yangtze Valley, main trade stem of central China, industrial Hankow is second only to Shanghai. Into Hankow daily...

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