Foreign News: Paris-Berlin Direct

Since the War the Franco-German frontier has been as an imaginary wall, towering into the sky and shutting off air traffic not only between these countries but between Northern and Southern Europe, forcing all such traffic to be circuitously routed through the Netherlands. As everyone knows, this state of affairs has persisted because the French have bitter-endedly enforced the air restrictions imposed upon Germany by the Versailles Treaty, thus causing Germans to retaliate by closing their frontier to French airplanes and to confiscate all French machines forced down on German soil.

Last week at Paris a Franco-German air compact was signed. Its...

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