CHINA: Japan Shanghaied

Japan's promised "Big Drive" into China began at Shanghai last week with every modern weapon (except poison gas) including "crawling dragons."

Eighteen hours after the Japanese drive was launched it was 16 hours behind Japanese Lieut.-General Kenkichi Uyeda's carefully planned schedule. Not since Royal Belgium delayed Imperial Germany has an overwhelming onslaught been so spectacularly delayed.

Japanese soldiers, once their advance got completely behind schedule, fought with mounting ferocity which presently became "frightfulness." Neutral white witnesses reported with horror how Chinese civilians were shot down, how Chinese property in the form of houses, barns, hay and grain was ignited by the...

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