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 - (United Press) Shanghai, Dec. -16.— A new...
(United Press) Shanghai, Dec. -16.— A new Battalion Battalion of Death" composed of Russian women lighting with Marshal Chang Tso-Lln's Manchurian forces in the civil war now raging on the northern border of Kiangsu province, according according to reports published in the Chinese Chinese press here. The new organization, headed by a pretty, Iboibibed-haired girl as commander commander calls itself the "Dare-to-Die Corps." It ia composed of fifty Russian Russian girls, principally the wives and sweethearts of .men enlisted in Marshal Marshal Chang's Russian battalion, and is equipped with rifles and a special type of hand grenade notable equally for being extremely effective and 'extremely 'extremely dangerous to handle. The girls, so the Chinese papers say, are already at the front, although no reports of the outcome of their first engagement are vouchsafed. Opposing Opposing them are the Chinese soldiers of Sun Chuan-fang's army which recently recently •captured Shanghai and the whole of Kiangsu province.

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  1. Tyrone Daily Herald,
  2. 16 Dec 1925, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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