INTERNATIONAL: Bigger Than Benito's

Bigger Than Benito's

Italy and Ethiopia had not yet declared war last week and neither had China and Japan. Thus far much of Italy's conquest has been "war without battles," Ethiopians simply laying down their arms and submitting to Benito Mussolini's forces. Last week Japan loosed a war without battles to conquer North China, a region of vastly greater wealth and significance than Ethiopia. Population of Ethiopia: 7,500,000. Population of North China: 95,000,000. Area of Ethiopia: 350,000 sq. mi. Area of North China: 394,000 sq. mi. In London famed Editor James...

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