CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Boastings

In Prague, Czecho-Slovak capital, the Tribuna, described as the "Czecho-slovak Government organ,"was said to have indulged in a gasconade.* It "bragged"that the armies of the Little Entente together "are twice as large as the French † and must be reckoned with."The size of the armies, according to the Tribuna: Czecho-Slovakia 150,000 Yugo-Slavia US, 000 Rumania 125,000 Total 640,000

MOBILIZATION STRENGTH:

Czecho-Slovakia 1,000,000

Yugo-Slavia 1,000,000

Rumania 2,500,000

Poland** 2,000,000

Total 6,500,000

The publication of this gasconade was said to constitute an insult to France, but was not likely intended as such. No...

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