POWER POLITICS: Where Next?

Restless spring had come at last to Europe, and last week Europe's peoples were on the move. The tall fighting people of Germany marched into Denmark and Norway and some of the peaceful people of those countries—refugees, frightened liberals, Jews—fled to Sweden. From Malmö in Sweden, a short ferry ride from German-held Copenhagen, Swedes who had not seen war in their lifetimes moved inland. Well-fed Dutch burghers in cities near the German frontier packed up and went to Amsterdam; from Eindhoven a thousand women and children took the broad, flat road to Utrecht. Refugees from once-German Eupen and Malmédy...

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