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COULD BEAT JAPS

Chinese Army Does Not Need

American Aid

SUPPLIES ONLY

REQUIRED

Rec. noon. CHUNGKING, July 19.

In an interview with the correspondent of the United States newspaper Yank Marshal Chiang Kai-shek expressed the view that an American land offensive in China was unnecessary.* The Chinese Army, if adequately and properly supplied, accompanied by strong £ merlc l" air support, could, defeat the Japanese on the Continent. The correspondent asked Chiang if it was true that he. had said une Chinese soldier equalled three Americans, and he repliedjhat was an erroneous' impression. The point he made was that one United States soldier costs ten dollars compared with one dollar per each Chinese Moreover, the Chinese soldier was morf suitable for Asiatic climatic Co The tion chinese High Command announced that Japanese from Amoy on the China coast moving toward Swatow, have captured toe ipsa on U July 5 recapturedLPutog, 150 miles south-west of Shangnai.

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COULD BEAT JAPS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 170, 20 July 1945

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COULD BEAT JAPS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 170, 20 July 1945

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