JAPAN: Three to Make Ready

From the foreign consulates and business houses overlooking Yokohama harbor the bulk of the Japanese Fleet was in plain sight last week: the Fleet had suddenly steamed into the harbor and dropped anchor with a rattle and splash. The publicity attending this move looked like a sign that Japan was ready for adventure and did not care who knew it.

There were other signs. Three in particular pointed to something drastic—and soon:

> In an unexpected shake-up of the Army High Command, Lieut. General Seishiro Itagaki was removed as Chief of the General Staff of the Japanese forces in China, promoted...

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