INTERNATIONAL: THE JAP AS BOSS-MAN

The Japanese were last week clamping a chill pattern of subjugation over the still-warm framework of military conquest. All the world knows that Hitler's European New Order is failing. It will be a long time before the world knows how Japan's New Order will fare in Asia, for the Japanese have a genius for suppression. But by last week two facts began to glimmer through the huggermugger murk: 1) the Japanese were stealing everything in sight; 2) they were treating prisoners surprisingly well.

One or Two Lumps? After his troops the Jap sent engineers, chemists, industrialists. They drained off food supplies,...

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