JAPAN: 1940 Olympics

While Germany prepares to hold the 1936 Olympic Games, the world's two other great troublemaking nations, Italy and Japan, have been quarreling bitterly for the honor of the 1940 Olympics. For Japan, whose sprint swimmers made an astounding sweep of the 1932 Olympics, the quarrel has become a bitter national issue, a crucial matter of forcing the Western World to admit once and for all that it no longer considers the Japanese an inferior race.

Mouthpiece of Japan's claims is the great Japanese Liberal, Count Michimasa Soyejima, insurance man and onetime Imperial...

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