THE LEAGUE: Marching In

Before entraining to do their part policing the Saar during the January plebiscite, the first Swedish troops to penetrate the Continent since the Napoleonic Wars were reviewed by their King last week.

Meanwhile 20 Italian officers and 40 men reached Saarbräcken, advance guard of 1,300 of Benito Mussolini's finest going to take their place in the League of Nations' first international army.

The League's own commander-in-chief of the international force is Major General John Edward Spencer Brind, onetime British deputy chief-of-staff in India. He was comfortably ensconced last week in a two-story villa...

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