WAR IN CHINA: A Great Mistake

In Shanghai last week Japanese Rear Admiral Tadao Honda fervently told U.S. correspondents: "If Japan had not gained anything else important in this undeclared war with China the struggle would have been worth its cost because of the clarification of Japanese-American relations and the banishment—which I hope is permanent—of dangerous distrusts and suspicions!"

Before the week was out Franklin Roosevelt called Cordell Hull to the White House and directed him to demand that the Japanese Foreign Office inform Japan's sacred Emperor Hirohito—the divine Son of Heaven and 129th lineal descendant of...

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