GREAT BRITAIN: False Humanity?

In January Herbert Hoover submitted to the exiled Belgian Government in London a plan for the feeding of Belgium.

Under it 1,000,000 destitute adults and 2,000,000 children would be nourished by soup kitchens. Germany would supply 1,000,000 bushels of bread grains each month, and Mr. Hoover's National Committee on Food for the Small Democracies would supply 20,000 tons of fats, soup stocks and special children's foods. The latter would be carried through the British blockade only in ships not otherwise available to Britain.*

The Belgians promptly said yes. The Germans were approached; they...

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