NORWAY: Pacification Begins

Norway's gaunt Haakon VII was a king with less than half a country last week as Nazi Blitzkriegers stormed through his realm and shot up his peace-loving subjects and their stumbling allies (see p. 22). Rome's Il Messaggero hopefully reported that he was about to board a British cruiser to seek security in England.

In Berlin, Realmleader Hitler took the first steps towards adding Nordic Norway to his Reich, thereby approaching slightly nearer his Mein Kampf dream of a Nazi Empire of 250,000,000. Declaring that through its resistance to "protection" the Norwegian...

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