World War: BALKAN THEATRE: Spring is Here

The long awaited Armageddon in southeastern Europe approached so fast last week that all but the troops involved were left behind the rush of events. It was spring—the season of German invasions of Austria, Czecho-Slovakia, Denmark and Norway. One day the only Nazis in Bulgaria were a few scattered thousands in mufti. Next day Bulgarian Premier Professor Bogdan Filoff had signed with the Axis in Vienna and Bulgarian roads were jammed with mechanized Nazi columns. Within 48 hours the grey-green uniformed vanguard had rumbled 175 miles to villages in the Struma...

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