THE BALKANS: Dogs & Broken Bone

Two of Hitler's puppet States were almost at war last week. They snarled at each other like angry dogs over a bone. The bone was Transylvania which the Allies snatched from Hungary and tossed to Rumania for fighting against Germany in the last war. At the Vienna Conference in 1940 Hitler broke the bone in two, gave half of it back to Hungary. Lately he has been telling both countries that the one which helps him the most in Russia will get the whole bone, for keeps. Now it looked as if neither Hungary nor Rumania cared to wait much...

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