Foreign News: LOOTED CITY

Six months after the Russians entered Mukden, industrial metropolis of Manchuria, U.S. correspondents were allowed to enter. Reported TIME Correspondent William Gray:

The main street of Mukden's former modern Japanese area is now "Stalin Prospect." The Yamato Hotel is "Hotel of the Intourist Travel Agency of Moscow, U.S.S.R." Near Mukden's railway station is a granite-mounted Red Army tank, a memorial to Russian soldiers. Russian and Chinese flags fly together everywhere, but there is little doubt which flag dominates.

The atmosphere of Mukden is charged with a degree and kind of fear that Americans should never experience, and find hard to believe until...

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