WAR IN CHINA: Defeats Without Battles

Defeats Without Battles

On a black day last week which was both the 15th anniversary of Japan's great Earthquake of 1923 and the 33rd anniversary of the Typhoon of 1905, the Empire was smitten by a no less violent typhoon which whirled through the neighboring cities of Tokyo and Yokohama, blew millions of tons of seawater over the breakwaters and into these cities. The dead numbered 99, thousands of flimsy wood & paper Japanese homes collapsed. Modern skyscrapers stood firm, but railway and electric services were suspended over much of the...

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