CHINA-JAPAN: Frolic With Danger

Occidentals are confused when Japan enlarges her territory because at such times the Japanese Army & Navy always quarrel furiously with the Premier and civilian Cabinet members. Only after the hubbub has subsided does it once more appear that all Japanese are patriots and that the Empire has been enlarged by procedure so obscure that no Occidental knows exactly which Japanese to blame.

In North China last week another of these Japanese Puzzles was in the making. Army chiefs moved Japanese forces in overwhelming numbers down to the Great Wall. The Army's master-spy...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!