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NEARING NANKING

CHINESE ADVANCE

Drive To Disrupt Yantze

River Traffic

Rec. 1 p.m. CHUNGKING, July 25

Chinese troops, apparently attempting to reach the Yangtse to disrupt river traffic, captured Hanshan, 48 miles from Nanking, the nerve centre of the Japanese military political control in China, says the Associated Press correspondent. Press dispatches report a constant movement of Japanese troops down the Yangtse River by Hankow to Nanking and to Shanga6'ther Chinese forces sweeping towards Kweilin, crashed through the gates of the walled city of Yangso, where a swaying street battle with the Japanese garrison 1S To mS carry out ' any sustained general offensive, China needed many times the Weapons that America is at present providing, ftiH rpnpral W T. Chen, new of Staff of the Chinese field forces. He added that despite transport difficulties more could be brought in. Additional medical and engineering help was also needed. Thl Chinele had not used a single niece of American equipment for the captureof Nanning and Liuchow ahd mthecurrent drive on Kweilin.

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NEARING NANKING, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 175, 26 July 1945

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NEARING NANKING Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 175, 26 July 1945

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