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The German prisoners of war in Japan fare far better than the Russian ones did 10 years ago, says a high officer of the Army, and that is largely due to the decisions of the Hague Conference to pay their salaries on top of other allowances.

At one time, this country accommodated over 70,000 Russians, while the number of the present captured is less than 5,000. This smaller number of course works in favor of the Germans in every way.

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