Foreign News: Reactions to Aggression

We stand for rendering support to nations which have fallen prey to aggression and are fighting for their independence.—Joseph Stalin at the 18th Communist Party Congress, Moscow, March 1939.

To offer their personal support to Finland which had fallen prey to Joseph Stalin, last week thousands of young men in Norway, Sweden and Denmark rushed to the local Finnish legations and consulates, enlisted to go to Finland and fight. In Oslo, disillusioned Egede Nissen Jr., son of a prominent Norwegian Communist, was arrested for hurling a brick through a window of the Soviet Legation....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!