World: Raids on Cats' Paws

"A Moro," said Jack Pershing, after fighting in the Philippines, "can lick his own weight in wildcats." Moro fighting men on the island of Mindanao last week carried out two of the wildest and most feline raids of the war. They sneaked on cat feet into a Japanese supply base near Digos, a port on the Gulf of Davao, and burned warehouses containing "large stocks of food, gasoline, ammunition and other military supplies." Near Zamboanga they crept in camouflaged force toward one side of the town, made as much noise as Kilkenny cats on the other, then rushed against the rear...

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