Foreign News: Britain in Crisis

Some 10,000 Britons, led, according to dispatches by British Communists, rioted in Trafalgar Square last week on account of the Austrian crisis (see p. 19), swept over to the nearby German Embassy singing the Communist Internationale and there engaged London bobbies in one of the bloodiest fist fights ever staged. It was estimated that the crowd grew at last to 20,000, shouting "Chamberlain must go!" and "Ribbentrop get out!", yet this mob was expertly "handled" by only 800 police. Noses streamed and eyes were blacked, but British Democracy triumphed in the...

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