JAPAN: Sub-Sea Lord

Asia's War Lord is that most repressed, overeducated and modest of monarchs, the Son of Heaven, His Majesty the Tenno or Emperor Hirohito of Japan. Last week to London from Tokyo flashed a stiff diplomatic note replying to that in which Britain last July 15 announced that she has "invoked the escalator clause" of the London Naval Treaty. In plain words this meant that because Adolf Hitler has torn up the Treaty of Versailles and is building Germany a forbidden navy, Stanley Baldwin has torn up the limitations on British naval building in...

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