Foreign News: Great Expectations

In Berlin more than 200 mass meetings were held last week. Their slogan: Up the flag, for Germany determines the future. In Great Britain the Schrecklichkeit (frightfulness) was expected soon; Britons got out their gas masks and remarked that late in February the ground is soggy and receptive to gas. Eire's Prime Minister Eamon de Valera and Northern Ireland's Prime Minister John Miller Andrews both warned Ireland that an invasion was coming soon. The moon waned.

At Bordighera, on the Italian Riviera,

Spain's Generalissimo Francisco Franco and Foreign Minister Ramón Serrano Suñer paid...

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