World War: BALKAN THEATRE: Hornets in the Hills

In August 1939 the Poles were hailed as men with iron bones, comrades of hardship, terrific fighters. In September they were crushed. In May 1940, the French Army was said to be the best in Europe. In June it was crushed. Last week the Yugoslavs came in for their share of praise. If the praise was more justified this time than before, then perhaps the war had reached a turning point, for the most important military question in Europe last week was: How much fight can the Yugoslavs put up?

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