Foreign News: Little Quake, Little War

In the tiny troop-packed Hungarian village of Debreczen one morning last week the earth quaked, chimneys tumbled, ceilings crumbled, pictures fell. Excited villagers, thinking war had come at last, leaped from their beds and ran down into cellars to avoid bomb splinters. No sooner had they discovered their mistake than Hungary actually was at war. The quake lasted 40 minutes, the war three days. Neither did much damage.

Hungarian troops and planes invaded Slovakia. Immediate objective was the important Ung Valley railroad connecting Hungary with Poland. Hungary's larger ambition is eventually to gain control...

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