JAPS IN CHINA
Preparing For Stand At Kweilin And Oh Invasion Coast WITHDRAWAL TO NORTH Rec. 1 p.m. CHUNGKING, July 27. An Army spokesman, MajorGeneral Kuo, said the Japanese may make a suicide stand at Kweilin, the former American air base in Kwangsi province, which is well fortified and mined. The garrison has been strengthened. He added that the Japanese are apparently preparing to contract their lines in North China and are withdrawing troops to the east from Shansi province.
The Japanese are still moving crack troops to the coast to meet a possible American landing.
It is announced that Chinese troops have recaptured Yangso, making the eighth former American air base regained by the Chinese. They have also broken into the western suburbs of Kweilin.
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JAPS IN CHINA, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 177, 28 July 1945
JAPS IN CHINA Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 177, 28 July 1945
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