Of China's 4,480,992 square miles, Japanese forces held:
This week 639,272
Week Ago: 635,322
Month Ago: 620,107
Year Ago: 500,000
Satisfaction was discreetly shown at the British Foreign Office in London last week as dispatches from Shanghai urgently warned that its Japanese conquerors were about to stage a blatant "Victory Parade," with chances 10-to-1 in favor of some aggrieved Chinese patriot hurling a bomb.
"That might be the best thing that could happen,'' sagely observed an eminent, striped-trousered, black-jacketed British civil servant. "Without some such incident it is difficult for public opinion to...