INTERNATIONAL: Chamberlain's Hat

Punch readers last week saw Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain watching like a pastoral shepherd the cooing of doves of peace and the gamboling of two spring lambs, respectively the British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Italy, Lord Perth, and Italian Foreign Minister Count Galeazzo Ciano, Mussolini's son-in-law (see cut). To a loudly cheering audience in his native Birmingham last week, the Prime Minister predicted that when the Anglo-Italian Treaty which Perth & Ciano have now negotiated in Rome is made public officially "It will be found that it is not the Prime...

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