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JAP WITHDRAWALS

Possible Retreat To Vicinity Of Hongkong GENERAL MOVE NORTHWARD Rec. 1.30 p.m. CHUNGKING, July 13 A Chinese Army spokesman, Major-General Kuo, said there was a possibility that the Japanese were withdrawing from the South China coast to the vicinity of -Hongkong. Enemy forces moving generally northward were 50 per cent stronger than those being transferred south-Major-General Kuo said that the Japanese landings south of Amoy might be a prelude to an attempt to fight southward to Swatow, and thence to Hongkong, thus leaving the Chinese invasion coast open from Hongkong to Ninghsien, below Shanghai. The High Command has announced that the Chinese have captured FengKang, 71- miles from Kanhsien. The Japanese who landed south of Amoy ar<> advancing towards Changpu, an important highway centre 35 miles south-west of Amcy.

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JAP WITHDRAWALS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945

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JAP WITHDRAWALS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945

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