Letters, Sep. 23, 1935

Britain Flayed

Sirs:

When England negotiated the secret naval deal with Hitler, approved his violation of the Versailles treaty, thereby breaking the "Siresa common front" and encouraging the Nazis' defiance, she did not consider the security or feelings of France and the small block of nations in Europe striving so hard to keep peace.

Notwithstanding the fact that since 1922: England has closed her eyes to Mussolini's outspoken desire for war and expansion, thereby encouraging him, sided with him against Ethiopia and on other occasions when she...

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