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The Nightmare of Warfare W. S. Corp - 1938
Notes: Title punctuation is synchronized to card fronts, which feature artwork in primary colors; card backs have descriptive text. Many believe that this series, usually distributed in vending machines, was conceived to build on the success of the Horrors of War series. American Card Catalog reference is R99. Scans are posted at the Vintage Non-Sports Cards gallery.
No. Caption 901 Scene of first fighting in present China-Jap war. Marco Polo Bridge. 902 Jap forces resisted by Chinese "Big Sword" Corps. 903 U. S. Marine Hit by "Wild Shot" 904 Tientsin Bombed by Japanese 905 Jap plans shot down by Chinese pursuers. 906 Woosung Japanese Suicide Squad 907 Ancient walls of Paoshan being blown down. 908 British Troops and refugees fired on by Tokio Tank. 909 "Famous Panay Incident" 910 20 Patriotic Nudists 911 Japanse flagship attacked in Whangpoo 912 Chinese City Bombed by Chinese 913 Japanese trapped at Nankow Pass 914 Passengers on Shanghai Trolley killed by bombs. 915 Shell Burst on Anchored U. S. S. Augusta 916 Passenger Train Attacked by Japanese Airmen 917 Chinese Girl Scout "Does Her Good Deed" 918 Chinese Orphanage Bombed by Japanese 919 Spanish Reds Shoot Fascist Mourners 920 Government territory bombed by Spanish Insurgents 921 Alcazar at Toledo Beseiged by Loyalists. 922 Madrid children at play killed by big shells. 923 Ethiopians Terrified by Italian Bombs 924 Ethiopians Annihilated by Air Attack 925 Rebel battleship "Espana" sunk off Sanlander by planes. 926 Japanese advance at Shanghai, U.S. Zone bombed. 927 "Pirate" sub attacks British destroyer 928 Loyalist planes raid Palma and Majorca. 929 Insurgent planes bomb Guadalajara in attempt to sever railroad. 930 Spanish Insurgents cannonade Madrid. 931 Bombs slaughter Spanish civilians. 932 Japs trap battalion of Chinese. 933 Blockade of China Coast. 934 Japs bomb British Statesmen in automobiles. 935 Japs take Nunkow post. 936 Truckful of Chinese soldiers murdered by Jap machine gun fire. 937 Death over Barcelona. 938 Women rout red army during seige of Alcazar. 939 Japanese capture Tsingtoo. 940 Hidden mines explode killing Jap soldiers at Whangpoo. 941 Brritish boats hit by Japanese bombers. 942 90 Japanese planes make air raid on Nanking. 943 U. S. Marines Halt Japanese in defense of American Zone. 944 Spanish Rebels bomb Teruel front. 945 German Army invades Austria. 946 Germany Takes Possession of Austria. 947 Chinese recapture Yulinstsun and Mayi from Japs. 948 The fall of Gijon to Spanish Rebels. Searchwords: jahoc, yr1938, mfrWSCorp, catHistory©2014 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!