Foreign News: Army, New War?

Of China's 4,480,992 square miles, Japanese forces held:

This week: 620,107

Week ago: 616,750

Month ago: 565,000

Year ago: 500,000

Japanese brought a new army to the Shanghai sector of the war last week. Hitherto they have bitten at the Shanghai peninsula exclusively along the northern edge of its tip. Last week they landed forces along the southern edge under cover of thick fog. Surprised Chinese battled the Japanese landing parties hand-to-hand, but the Son of Heaven's troops gained a solid footing, preparatory to Japanese efforts to nip off Shanghai from the rest of China...

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