Letters, Jan. 8, 1934

Yamato Spirit


''Human Torpedoes"

With reference to the above article on p. 26 of your Nov. 6 issue, I am quite surprised at your wrong information.

I regret very much that you as well as any other foreigners know little of Japanese national traits. ... I, as a loyal subject of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, should like to clarify Japanese spirit and protest to you for the above. . . .

[TIME credited the Tokyo correspondent of London's Daily Herald with scooping a story that the Japanese Admiralty has called for volunteers...

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