FOREIGN TRADE: Made in the U.S. A.

Stripping British subjects in Tientsin or bayonetting Chinese irregulars in Shansi, the Japanese infantryman is backed up by an Air Force that has "Made in the U. S. A." on many an airplane, engine, propeller, parachute. This week the Department of Commerce published its latest figures on aeronautical exports to Japan: $1,665,389 for the first five months of 1939. Total to other countries (Britain the chief customer): $38,247,052.

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