MANCHUKUO: Orchid Emperor

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In the bitter cold of Manchuria great things were about to happen this week. Squads of police had searched every house in Changchung and confiscated 3,000 rifles and 150,000 rounds of ammunition. Carloads of grain arrived to be distributed to 30,000 poor families while arrangements were made to house 4,000 homeless free. A guard of 5,000 troops was set round the still incomplete Imperial City. In an open courtyard a few handpicked correspondents saw court dignitaries in dragon gowns and fur hats with jeweled buttons bow low to the ground...

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