Barcelona's defense demonstrated that with intelligent air raid precautions, a whole day's series of five raids need not kill more than five people. But apparently nothing in the world can make the Chinese people defend themselves intelligently. Last week 18 Japanese planes flew three times over Ichang, Yangtze trading centre between Hankow and Chungking. Bombs damaged two American mission compounds clearly identified with U. S. flags and clearly marked on maps given the Japanese last June. U. S. Consul General in Hankow Paul R. Josselyn lodged a sharp protest which the Japanese did not immediately answer. But the appalling...

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