45 Miles Of China's Invasion : Coast Won BETWEEN SWATOW AND^AMOY Rec. 2 p.m. CHUNGKING, July 22. "The Japanese have made a 45mile break-through on China s invasion coast, striking to the south toward Swatow," states a Chinese communique. "The Japanese advanced from a point- midway between Amoy and Swatow, crossed the border from Fukien Province Sto Kwangtung and Chaoan, 20 miles north of Swatow. CHINESE TAKE TOWNS HUNAN AND KWANGSI DRIVES Rec. 10 a.m. RUGBY, July 22. "Laino on the Kweilin-Liuchow highway, in the Kwangsi Province, was recaptured by Chinese forces Srly on July 16," says a Chungking communique. "Chinese troops are now pushing forward toward Yangso The city of Yungfu is besieged and is being attacked by Chinese forces. Yiyang, in Hunan Province, was recaptured by our troops on the afternoon of July -16. "Our troops, advancing from the area east of Tinpan, reached the viefnity of Yeungking and are now 'engaging the enemy in a battle. In the area west of Thaiho and in the 4inTty of Wanan our/orces are engaged in fierce battles.
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JAP BREAK-THROUGH, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 172, 23 July 1945
JAP BREAK-THROUGH Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 172, 23 July 1945
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