Heavy fighting on the four-mile Russo-Japanese front in the Far East (TIME, Aug. 15) continued last week right up to the moment when a truce was made in general terms at Moscow. Its practical details were arranged on shell-pitted Changkufeng Hill by Japanese Colonel Goro Cho and Soviet General Grigory Shutern.

Associated Pressman James D. White cabled that he had a "ringside seat" from which he watched one of the concluding Soviet bombardments: "It was warfare in dead earnest. . . . Six-inch projectiles came over at the rate of at least six a minute. Today's cannonade removed all...

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