Each time the storm of a great Japanese offensive breaks in North China it is preceded by a gentle shower of propaganda leaflets. Month ago the shower fell on Miyun, 50 mi. northeast of Peiping (TIME, May 1). Last week a Japanese plane zoomed through a wild anti-aircraft barrage over Peiping itself. U. S. Minister Nelson Trusler Johnson hopped out of bed into a yellow dressing gown to peer at the plane through binoculars, examine one of the first leaflets:
"Since we all speak the same language [sic] and...