JAPAN-CHINA: Maintaining Prestige

At Peiping, a swift kick by a Japanese sentry found its mark last week in the stomach of attractive Miss Carol Lathrop, 18 (see cut), sister-in-law of a U. S. Marine captain stationed in North China. Weeping, but not greatly injured, Miss Lathrop then got a kick in the side, and a Mrs. Jones with whom she had been out for a stroll, received a powerful kick in the behind from another Japanese sentry. Vigorous protests by U. S. Ambassador to China Nelson T. Johnson were unavailing last week as Japanese officials maintained...

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