CHINA: Greater Shanghai

In the billion-dollar Japanese holocaust at Shanghai (TIME. Feb. 1, 1932 et seq.) several million dollars worth of damage was done by Japanese bombing planes. If and when they ever return, China hopes to be ready with a hot reception. Lately 75,000 slant-eyed Shanghai patriots cheered a zipping U. S. Curtiss Hawk combat plane just right for shooting down bombers. While they gasped and squealed, the 700-h.p. ship tore around Shanghai at 200 m.p.h., dived at 350 m.p.h. to annihilate an imaginary bomber and flattened out with a roar like 47...

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