DIPLOMATIC FRONT: Brenner Pass Parley

His Majesty's impatient Loyal Opposition in Parliament demanded action. Eloquent Laborite Herbert S. Morrison wanted "more vigor and liveliness" in war and diplomacy than he felt Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who turned 71 at week's end, has been giving. Retired Permanent Secretary to the Treasury Sir Warren Fisher was blunter. "We are up against the creed of the devil," he said.

"Your German is, of all foul and dirty fighters, the foulest and dirtiest. We must . . . give them hell in every sort of way." As rebellious criticism mounted, political...

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