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    Does "it" here refer to "China"?

    That is, MacArthur called on China to admit that China had beed defeated?

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    The Eighth Army pressed north again in February, inflicting heavy casualties and recapturing Seoul in March 1951. On 24 March MacArthur called on China to admit that it had been defeated, simultaneously challenging both the Chinese and his own superiors. On 5 April Representative Joseph William Martin, Jr., the Republican leader in the House of Representatives, read a letter from MacArthur critical of President Truman's limited-war strategy aloud on the floor of the House.[245] The letter concluded with:

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    Re: Does "it" here refer to "China"?

    [not a teacher]

    Yep!

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    Re: Does "it" here refer to "China"?

    Gracias

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