World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: Japan Digs In

Japan knows what it is fighting for—and with, and against. Consequently, Japan is fighting total war in China and Burma. Japan's fighting, in sharp distinction to the purely military efforts and plans of the Allies for that area, is not only military, but economic and political as well.

News of this total warfare has not been kept from the U.S. people. But it has reached them in such isolated and shapeless gobbets, and it has been so blurred by emotionally colored dispatches from Free China, that only the jigsaw pieces have been visible,...

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