An All Quiet on the Martian Front battle report
Mullan Pass is one of only a handful of passes that is deemed passable by Tripods across the Rocky Mountains. As such, holding them is paramount. Not because of the shipping yards of Tacoma, or the millions of Americans on the west coast, but because if these are cleared, then there are that many more Martians that can be deployed to break the all-important Mississippi line. https://philsmartianfront.blogspot.com/ ... -pass.html
Japanese telephones work pretty much like ours, except the person on the other end can't understand you.