JAPAN-CHINA: New Policy?

When a shipment of machine guns from Tokyo to Japanese troops in Manchuria was ordered last week by War Minister General Jiro Minami, his War Office stated: "These machine guns are being sent to relieve Japanese troops in Manchuria who are suffering from overwork."

When a squadron of Japanese planes bombed Chinese troops near a bridge on the Chinese-owned Taonan-Angangki Railway 350 miles northwest of Mukden, the staff office of General Honjo, Japanese Commander in Manchuria, declared, "The Taonan-Angangki Railway was built in 1925 with capital borrowed from the Japanese-owned Southern Manchuria...

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