NORTHERN THEATRE: Planes, Men, Medicine, Soap

Grizzled, schoolmasterish Sir Walter McLennan Citrine, head of a British Labor Party mission to Finland, returned to London last week and immediately called a press conference. "If the Finns can get delivery in the next two months on aircraft now earmarked for them by foreign countries," said he, "it is quite in the cards for them to become masters of the air."

This was cheering news for friends of Finland, who read each day of savage Russian attacks on five fronts (see col. 3), but Sir Walter's if was big. Although British, French,...

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