JAPAN: Warmth in Tokyo

A squirming little Japanese parliamentarian had brooded ever since the Cairo Conference; Germany and Japan should confer, he thought, and draft their joint war-peace plans. Last week in the Diet he popped the question to Premier General Hideki Tojo (see p. 28). Replied Tojo: such a conference would be "devoid of benefit"; Axis relations are "clear, united and warm."

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