For six months Europe has shuttled back and forth between fear of war and hope of peace. Not since last September, when France, Germany, Czecho-Slovakia and Italy had millions of men under arms, has Europe so resembled an armed camp as it did early this week. All over Europe more men were being called to the colors, more soldiers were being rushed to frontiers.

Most ominous troop movement was in the Polish Corridor near Danzig, the Free City attached to the Polish customs union but ruled by an all-Nazi government. The Germans of...

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