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Under the "heavy pressure of circumstances" the Kingdom of Rumania last week signed a trade treaty with the Third Reich which, in effect, converted Rumania from an independent nation to a German dependency. In no instance of modern times has one State made such humiliating, far-reaching economic concessions to another as Rumania's King Carol II made in Bucharest last week to Dr. Helmuth Wohlthat, Führer Hitler's traveling salesman.

The fact that no actual German military aggression had taken place gave Russia and the democracies a chance to turn their eyes from the eastbound...

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