JAPAN: The Way of the Perfect. . . .

"The Way of the Perfect. . . ." (See front cover) The spirit of the Japanese nation is, by its nature, a thing that must be propagated over the seven seas and extended over the five continents. Anything that may hinder it must be abolished, even by force. ARAKI

Scratch a young, ambitious Japanese officer and find a fiercely devoted acolyte of austere, intense War Minister Sadao Araki. Older heads, especially in the House of Peers, may shake, do shake. But Lieut.-General Araki sums up in his short, shrill self both...

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