Shanghai-Gateway to the East. Invading China to establish a 'new order in Asia,' i.e. to secure for herself a source of raw materials as well as a market for the goods manufactured from those materials, Japan has clashed with considerable interests of foreign powers, among them the U.S. These foreign interests, which Japan is [endeavoring] to wipe out, are centered in Shanghai, the sixth largest city in the world. 51. In addition to fighting men of many nations that protect the foreign settlement the city has its own 'regular army,' of which some soldiers are shown here.