Mass bombing, probably by night, is a spectre that has overhung Great Britain for ten solid weeks. Every Briton has spotted the hole that he will go to when it comes. Every one supposes that, with all the time there has been to make ready, Air Raid Precautions will save the civilian population from such horrors as were seen in Barcelona and Madrid.

Yet last week—of all weeks—with every one expecting Adolf Hitler's death rain to begin momentarily, perhaps from closer bases in The Netherlands, out spoke six-foot Professor John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, one of Britain's most outspoken and respected scientists....

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