BRITISH EMPIRE: Sunrise Soliloquy

The sun never set last week on the British Empire's internal troubles. Eire—which despite its rugged individualism is still a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations—seethed with anti-English feeling (see col. 2). Canada, in the throes of an important election, lost her Governor General (see p. 27). In the Union of South Africa former Prime Minister James Hertzog, who recently defended Adolf Hitler's policies and, like the Führer, blamed the Versailles Treaty for the war, worked to convert the Union into a republic, urged a separate peace with Germany. Prime...

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