Books: Four on Japan

WHY JAPAN WAS STRONG — John Patric — Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

MY WAR WITH JAPAN — Carroll Alcott —Holt ($3).

JAPAN'S MILITARY MASTERS — Hillis Lory—Viking ($2.50). THE JAPANESE IN SOUTH AMERICA — J. F. Normano and Antonello Gerbi — John Day ($1.75).

Before he visited Japan in 1934, Patric lived for three months in the U.S. the way a poor Japanese lives in Japan. This was to save money for the trip, and also to condition himself for Japanese life. He slept in the front seat of his car, ate canned salmon heated...

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