The British Ambassador to the U. S. boldly predicted "a terrific attack by land, air and sea in which she [Germany] will use every weapon in her armory" (see p. 21). Premier Daladier conferred long and late with his generals last week. Britain's calling of 2,000,000 more men to the colors, and Winston Churchill's visit last week to Royal Air Force bases in France, were seen as steps to get ready for spring,

The Netherlands' loud chest-thumping about self-defense (see p. 27), was accompanied by the week's darkest rumor, from Amsterdam: that actually the Dutch, two-faced, have made a deal...

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