Catechism on China

Maurer, Herrymon
March 1941
New Republic;3/3/41, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p301
Presents information on the war between China and Japan. Comments on the military position of China; Appeal by Japan to negotiate peace on terms suitable to China; Retreat of Japan from a number of her advance posts; Implications of a Chinese victory in the war; Rift between koumintang, China's only legal political part, and the armies of the once-Communist guerillas; Role of the Fourth Route Army in supply-disrupting warfare against Japanese troops in the lower Yang-tze Valley; Effort of Chiang-Kai Shek, Chinese general, in unifying China; Opinion of Chinese students in the current socio-political situation in China; Stand of Soviet Union on the war between China and Japan; Blockade of food, fuel, electricity, gasoline and clothing in Japan; Surprise over Chinese government's ability to efficiently maintain its socio-economic needs even during the course of the war.


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