In his blatant fashion last week bull-necked Air Minister Hermann Wilhelm Goring divulged the secret that Great Britain, in assenting to German violation of naval clauses of the Treaty of Versailles (TIME. June 24), assented also to violation of its air clauses. Germany is to lay down in 1936 aircraft carriers totalling 47,000 tons and construct squadrons of torpedo seaplanes as large as Pan-American Transpacific Clippers.

Sir Eric Phipps, the British Ambassador in Berlin, called on Adolf Hitler three weeks ago. There followed one of those remarkable scenes in which the Realmleader,...

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