Army & Navy - Gang-Busters in Tokyo

The raids went off without a hitch. Outside the city MPs quietly nabbed three of the four G.I.s suspected of organizing Tokyo's huge black-market traffic. Armed with submachine guns, more than 35 MPs surrounded Tokyo's fashionable Marunouchi Hotel, which the gang used as headquarters. The MPs manned the switchboards, took over the elevators, promptly caught the fourth.

Other quarry in the raid last week were two employes of the Italian consulate who had served as middlemen in the racket. The MPs seized them in a room where the Italian ambassador was giving a...