Books: Wartime Diet

WHEAT AND SOLDIERS — Corporal Ashihei Hino — Farrar & Rineharf ($2).

For months rumors of a Japanese All Quiet on the Western Front have trickled into the U. S. The book's author, so rumor ran, was a Japanese corporal serving in China, but the book was antiwar, its sales large* (500,000 copies in Japan). Last week U. S. readers could see for themselves "Corporal Ashihei Hino's" gun-sight ac count of the Japanese invasion of China.

If Wheat and Soldiers was not written to order for the Japanese Ministry of War, there is nothing...

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