MANCHUKUO: Fleet; Order

Japan's Commander of the Combined Fleet Vice Admiral Nobumasa Suetsugu arrived in Manchukuo's port of Dairen last week at the head of all the Emperor's war boats. Said he: "Manchukuo must build an ocean fleet when her finances are better."

The Foreign Policy Association of the U. S. fortnight ago published a report on Manchukuo prepared by its expert, Ben Dorfman. Declared Expert Dorfman: "It is extremely doubtful that Manchuria today enjoys as great a measure of peace and order as prevailed immediately prior to Sept. 18, 1931 [the night Japanese troops attacked Mukden]."


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