Foreign News: French Dirge

If the British will fight before they will let the Nazis take Danzig, nothing seems more certain than that the French will too. Last week the French Government was not yet sure of its ally, however, and French statesmen, like the British, were not so specific over Danzig as the Paris (or London) press thought they should be. Nevertheless, the Government was ready to put the nation overnight on a war footing.

> Premier Edouard Daladier keynoted the crisis in a speech of such solemn brevity it sounded like a funeral rite. "For 20 years," he warned the Chamber of Deputies, "the...

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