CHINA-JAPAN: Glorious 16th

Japanese courage and efficiency plus Chinese treachery and bungling made possible last week an epic and amazing relay race of conquest up the snow-swept mountains of Jehol and on to the Great Wall itself, upon which jubilant Japanese hoisted the flag of their puppet state Manchukuo.

Not a figure of speech, the Japanese Army's relay race plunged forward in such fashion that as soon as a slightly wear)' Japanese brigade had captured a Jehol city, another Japanese brigade, fresh and boiling with zeal, pressed on with the offensive, thus keeping the Chinese in...

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