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In this picture the officer on the left is Major Yamaoka and the one at the right is Major Yamaguchi, both on General Nogi's staff. These two were the press censors. Every word of news that left the Japanese headquarters was controlled by them. The…

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Major Yamaoka, on General Nogi's staff, spent three years in the United States and studied at Wabash College, in Indiana. This explains his American appearance. He looks as if he had stepped out of an American fashion plate. He speaks English, French…

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Major Yamaoka was the chief officer of General Nogi's personal staff. He was remarkably different from the average Japanese, not only in manners but in personal appearance. A square jaw, thick neck, broad shoulders, massive hands and a long face…