DANGER ZONES: Ready Warning

In World War II, Tokyo painted some buildings black to confuse Allied bombardiers. Last week, in one of those buildings, the Foreign Ministry, the Japanese took note of another threat from the skies. Japanese diplomats formally asked the U.S. to prevent "foreign military planes" from crossing Japan's frontiers. In a news release, the Japanese warned "the foreign power concerned" to stay away, left no doubt that they were referring to Soviet Russia, whose planes have been flying over northern Hokkaido for months. To the fighter pilots of Major General Delmar Spivey's Japan...