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By KIRKE L. SIMPSON
Associated Press War Analyst
Events within Germany and Japan that have rocked the war weary
world with breathless speculation could hold a more certain clue to the
.probable duration of the struggle, not only in Europe but beyond the
Pacific, than the war progress maps themselves yet reveal.
The toppling fall of the Tojo War Cabinet in Tokyo was born of cumu-
lative Japanese defeats in the Pacific and frustration in China. There
is reason, too, for assuming that it also reflects acceptance by Japan's
military caste, even before Hitler's narrow escape from death at German
.hands clinched it, of the fact that their Nazi war accomplice is doomed.
provides an exotic background for
is too big a man for that. Right up Universal's latest technicolor produc-
to the last he stood firmly by the
principles that have guided him tion. "Cobra Woman," starring the
through years of public service. He popular trio. Maria Montez, Jon Hall,
GENERAL BECK IN PARIS-German Col. Gen. Ludwig Beck (right),
former chief of the German General Staff reported dead in a purge of
generals following the attempted assassination of Hitler, is pictured in
Paris in 1937. Others reported dead included Field Marshals Walter
Van Brauchitsch, Karl Gerd von Rundstedt, Sigmund Wilhelm List
and Fritz Erich von Mannstein.
Loss of Saipan Perils Japan
had his say on Thursday. By it he
stood unswervingly. The convention
that repudiated him still got the
unanimous support of an Iowa dele-
gation he headed.
But the cankerous growth that
had its roots in Tammany hall, in
the offices of Ed Flynn, Boss
Crump, and all their venal co-con-
spirators, thrives as never before.
Henry Wallace may be magnani-
mobs enough to forgive and for-
get, but his friends will remember.
The social scientists had better
study this phenomenon of tight-
fisted rules, this "bossism" within
the framework of nominally repub-
President Roosevelt looms as the
great hope of the Democrats. He is
above these political bickerings, al-
though it is conceded by most party-
men here that by a crook of his
official finger' he could have had
Henry Wallace as his running mate.
The tragedy of the matter is that so
great a man as FDR cannot be elect-
ed without the aid and abettance 'of
those party hacks who have divested
themselves of their greatest humani-
Not the man but the methods rais-
ed the ire of the nonparticipants
gathered at this convention. One
had to mingle with them, speak tc
them and gauge their resentment tc
appreciate why the people could be
traduced but not silenced.
"We want Wallace" still rings ir
the Chicago Stadium. May it burr
the ears of those who would not
Miss Montez, glamorous siren of
the extravaganza, plays the dual role
of a South Sea Island princess and
her wicked twin sister. Lavish settings
and brilliant costumes form a fitting
stage for romance, adventure and
This is the last picture made by
Sabu before he entered the U.S.
Army Air Corps.
Dedicated to laughs, love, and the
pursuit of happiness, "Pin-Up Girl,"
starring Betty Grable, is the story
set to music of every serviceman's
20th Century Fox's latest mu-
sical features newcomer John Har-
vey in the male lead and eight new
Hit Parade songs. The story cen-
ters around the attempt of a steno-
grapher, Lorry Johns (Betty Grable)
to disguise herself as a Broadway
singing star for the benefit of Tommy
Dooley (John Harvey), Naval hero.
The supporting cast includes Joe E.
Brown, Martha Raye, and Dorothea
inly wnn i i zi U1raaGca s 'o" "m moin the army, was very real and very LONDON, July 22-(AP)-A Tokyo
the attempted assassination of great.
Hitler. Japan well may have known dispatch broadcast from Berlin to-
for weeks or even months that it But it was not the only evidence of day said "The loss of Saipan has had
was brewing. The fall of Tojo Nazi panic. Hitler's prompt sum- more serious repercussions on the
synchronized too closely with Nazi moons to Himmler, his chosen trigger- home front than the loss of any
revelation of rising panic over dis- man, the most blood-smeared figure h f than the "os oany
affection on the home front and in modern history, to take over with other island" and that "the danger
even among the fighting forces life or death powers, is the most con- of an immediate threat to the Japa-
being rolled back by the Russian vincing evidence of all that the spirit nese homeland now has become
offensive avalanche to doubt some of revolt runs deep within Germany acute."
connection. and that sheer panic is clutching at "It is to be presumed Japan is
By every military dictum word the hearts of Hitler and his like. now determined to go over to the
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offensive," the German News Agen-
cy DNB said. "The fleet will play an
important part in this operation."
At the same time, Japan's new
premier, Gen. Kuniaka Koiso, ap-
pealed to the nation to master the
present critical situation and bring
the war to a victorious conclusion.
Koiso, in his first official pro-
nouncement, said that "every Japa-
nese knows what is at stake. Every-
one must do his duty to the utmost
of his ability."
LONDON, July 22-(AP)-The
Moscow Radio said tonight that mar-
tial law has been declared at Kon-
igsberg, capital of East Prussia, and
that Nazi troops are being rushed to
The OWI today quoted the Stock-
holm Newspaper Aftontidninger as
saying that a "state of emergency"
had been proclaimed in Konigsberg
and that fighting.has broken out near
the Masurian Lakes between Nazi
SS (Elite Guard) troops and "thou-
sands of prisoners of war" interned
in East Prussia.
(Shooting has occurred in the
streets of Konigsberg, Aftontidninger
said according to the OWL, and loud
speaker cars are being driven through
the streets to calm the people.)
Employment. . .
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of the Detroit Economic Club.
Victor B. Reuther, assistant direc-
tor of the War Policy Division of the
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Army Air Forces Personnel Distri-
bution Command will conclude the
conference with a discussion of per-
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placement of veterans.
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