CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Soup Temperature

Adolf Hitler, referring in his Reichstag speech fortnight ago to the 3,200,000 Germans in Czechoslovakia, gave a vague but menacing impression that the Nazi Reich was prepared to fight on their behalf. Last week General Jan Ludwig Krejci, Chief of the General Staff bluntly announced at Prague: "Czechoslovakia must be prepared to defend herself alone for the first few days against a brutal and quick attack by motorized forces, assisted by aviation—an attack without warning!"

General Krejci further stressed that Czechoslovakia is already building emergency fortifications along her German frontier; that the great...

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