Foreign News: Grand Maneuvers

Japan winds up this week her Grand Naval Maneuvers and sea exercises of all sorts which have been going on since July 20. In the first phase, "fleet training.'' nobody was killed. In the second phase, "target practice," seven sailors met Death in a turret fire aboard the cruiser Ashigara. Then the fleet disappeared for five weeks of Grand Maneuvers in North Pacific waters.

"Don't worry," a Japanese naval official privately told one U. S. correspondent. "The appropriation for our Grand Maneuvers was only 6,270,000 yen [$1,800,000]—not nearly enough to buy fuel for a...

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