How To Tell Japs From The Chinese

That’s the subject of this article from a 1941 issue of Life magazine, to which a link was provided by the marvelous Oranckay.

It seems ridiculous and over the top to see images like these:
… but then again, I occasionally still hear (Korean) people claiming they can, on sight, differentiate between Koreans, Japanese, and Chinese.

Here’s a fun game that tests that assertion.

2 thoughts on “How To Tell Japs From The Chinese

  1. very compelling stuff — love it! i don’t love the racism behind it, but i love that this is all documented.

    and i flunked that fun game awhile ago. my jewish husband did better on it than i did. we had a good laugh about that.

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