WAR IN CHINA: Third Year

One day last week Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagaka prayed at a shrine in their medieval Tokyo Palace. On the same day Premier Baron Kiichiro Hiranuma led his entire Cabinet to famed Yasukuni Shrine, in Tokyo, where they paid their respects to Japan's war dead. At noonday there was a moment of silence. There were no parades, no brass bands, no excitement. Correspondents described the atmosphere in the Japanese capital as one of quiet resignation, with stronger indications than ever before that the Japanese people, going into the third year of war,...

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