MANCHUKUO: Border At Bor Nor

Manchukuan and Mongolian border guards were still sniping at each other ineffectively last week (TIME, Feb. n & 18) when precise Japanese army headquarters at Mukden suddenly realized that nobody was quite certain what all the shooting was for. Troubles of the past few weeks were supposed to be caused by a border dispute, but since the district between the Manchukuan province of Hsingan and Outer Mongolia has never been accurately surveyed, even Japanese maps never put the border in exactly the same place in any two editions.

In some embarrassment the Chief...

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