GREAT BRITAIN: Cannon and Fodder

The British Government last week edged one short step forward to the adoption of the dread Continental system of universal conscription of men for military training. In the House of Commons Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announced plans for another attempt to increase Britain's armed forces by voluntary enrollment. Although the Prime Minister said that "we have not by any means yet exhausted what can be done by voluntary service," the House and the nation had the impression the failure of this scheme (plus another Adolf Hitler coup) would probably mean full conscription at...

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