RUSSIA-JAPAN: November 1935

The first person to come forward and give a date to the next Russo-Japanese war was little Major General Eiko Tojo. Last week General Tojo, who heads the Japanese War Office's press bureau, declared:

"Japan's neighbors, the United States, Russia, and China, knowing that Japan is likely to be confronted with various international difficulties in November 1935, are steadily preparing for war. . . . Japan's desire for expansion on the Eastern Asiatic continent, manifested in her Manchurian policy, has been her unalterable policy since her foundation. . . . Japan should...

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