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Merriman Relates Prophecy Of War Given 23 Years Ago

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A remarkably accurate prophecy of the present war, given two weeks after the close of the First World War, was related by Professor Roger B. Merriman over the Crimson Network last night.

Marcell Delanny, French Ambassador to Tokyo in 1918, predicted to Professor Merriman, when they both were passengers on a American-bound ship, that "Germany and Japan will join hands and create a block of influence from the Rhine to the Pacific; and then will come the last of all wars, in which your country will play the hero's role, and in which the chief scene of action will probably be the Pacific."

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