WAR IN CHINA: 400,000 Trapped?

Back last week from the safety of British Hong Kong to often-bombed Hankow sped Chinese Premier Dr. H. H. Kung. There he met Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek whom Chinese newspapers had reported personally leading 400,000 troops against the Japanese in North China. Generalissimo Chiang and his German military adviser, General (retired) Baron Alexander von Falkenhausen, chatted optimistically with correspondents, while they watched several newly arrived Soviet battle planes take the air against Japanese bombers.

In North China, meanwhile, the 400,000 Chinese troops were holding off the Japanese advance in the Suchow sector with some success. Large Japanese forces were then found...

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