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This picture shows one of the Red Cross surgeons and two private soldiers, who have clubbed together for their noonday lunch and are just ready to start a small fire, by which to heat water for tea and rice. The photographer, ever on a still hunt for…

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The Japanese private soldier with the two kegs is on his way to a well for water. It is such a cold morning he has covered his throat and ears, but in spite of the severity of the weather he has thrown aside the American shoes, furnished to the army…

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This is a scene in one of the many camps around Port Arthur. It is one of the streets between the tents. The background is formed by a hill, which protects the camp against the fire from the Russian forts. The place was laid out by the army…

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The Japanese army was organized after the pattern of the Germany army, and it is wonderful how quick the Japanese were to learn not only the outward form but the living spirit of the great organization of their masters. Only in one single respect…

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The Japanese have a wonderful way of acquiring Western ways. They investigate everything, and whatever they think will improve their way of living or working they readily accept. They even had a commission examine the advantages of Christianity over…

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The peninsula on which Port Arthur is situated is long and narrow, in consequence of which there is little running water, and the natural scarcity of the water was enhanced by the destruction of every vestige of shrubbery or forest by the Russians,…

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The Japanese paid greater attention to matters of hygiene, sanitation and medical care than has ever been shown in any of the great armies of the world. They believed that an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure, and, convinced that…

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The Chinese inhabitants of Manchuria, merchants and traders by nature, found a profitable business in supplying merchandise and supplies of all kinds to the Japanese soldiers, who spent their money Frenchely, feeling that they might never return from…

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There was never a war so well prepared as the one between Japan and Russia, at least on the part of the Japanese. [Ever since the day] when Russia interfered in the peace negotiations between Japan and China in ?.. Japan to take an inch of Chinese…

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Just when the photographer was ready to press the bulb, a Russian shell burst fifty yards to the right of the group, and the two older boys turned their heads to look and ducked their shoulders a little, while the man and the youngest child took no…

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Among the great hardships they had to endure the Japanese boys counted the Manchurian tiger mosquitoes and the vermin. Out of their tents the mosquitoes devoured them and in the tents even the proverbial cleanliness of the Japs did not suffice to…

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Sentry duty before the enemy was almost certain death. The sentry must see, must expose his eye, and if, as at Port Arthur, the besieged and the besiegers were only 200 or 300 yards apart, the least carelessness in moving the body might mean death.…

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The Japanese carried small, light tents, easy to transport, and their tents were put up in long rows and laced together, forming long, continuous shelters. They were only places to sleep in and for rest, because the soldiers were called upon to do an…

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It was with great difficulty that the Japanese before Port Arthur procured the necessary wood for cooking purposes. The country was nearly treeless when they arrived and the few wooden huts of the Manchurian peasants were quickly demolished and used…

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Every Japanese soldier carried what he called his "panican," which somewhat resembled the American workman's dinner pail. It had several compartments, and in these the soldier carried his "iron"ration of rice, dried fish, bacon, salt and sometimes a…

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The surgical service in the Japanese Army was above all praise. Mr. Barry witnessed many difficult, successful operations, undertaken while the battle was raging, right in the rear of the firing line. One day a soldier was brought on a stretcher who…

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After the Japanese had learned that Port Arthur could not be taken by a furious assault that lasted seven days and cost them 25,000 precious lives, they settled down to do in six months or a year, what they had come to do. They began a vast system of…

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Seeing such an encampment as this helps us to realize the extensive service rendered by dogs in the World War. Their aid was invaluable in numerous capacities. Being both intelligent and courageous they could be trained and depended upon to act as…

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As far as your eyes can see these doughboys of the 139th Infantry are trying to get all the necessary things into a regulation and symmetrical bundle that Uncle Sam's officers term a "pack." These two men nearest you have completed rolling the…

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Ask any doughboy who was at the front what he thinks of the Salvation Army and he grows enthusiastic. Nothing but praise is to be heard from all. Other welfare organizations have their supporters and their critics, but everybody has a good word for…