POLAND: Guardian

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First European statesman to appreciate the menace of Nazi Germany to the peace of Europe and to understand the Messianic mind of Adolf Hitler was the late Marshal Josef Pilsudski, for nine years revered dictator of Poland. When Herr Hitler first came to power Marshal Pilsudski proposed to France a joint "preventive" war against Germany. The French laughed at the suggestion. On his own hook the Marshal then got in contact with Führer Hitler, delivered an ultimatum which, in effect, said: "Do you want war or peace? If war, our Army...

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