FINLAND: Shivering Nishimura

More Japanese were killed by Chinese weather than by Chinese bullets during the cocky little Empire's sub-zero conquest of Manchukuo (TIME, Jan. 4, 1932). Last week in Finland arrived the Japanese General Staff's noncommittal Captain Nishimura. "I shall stay here two years to study conditions," said he, shivering.

Since cocky little Finland has not the slightest fear of Japan but hates and fears Japan's No. 1 enemy Russia, Finnish Army officers prepared to give Captain Nishimura every scrap of secret information on how to keep troops and war gear efficiently in action...