INTERNATIONAL: Britain to Belgium

Many a Belgian family living near the German frontier crammed its movable possessions hastily into suitcases, took the first train and fled when Adolf Hitler ruptured the Treaty of Versailles by sending German soldiers goose-stepping into the Rhineland (TIME, March 16). Last week a few of the boldest of such Belgians had gone back to their homes. They felt excited as they looked across the frontier and saw German soldiers standing guard for the first time since the Rhineland was demilitarized 17 years ago. What small Belgium wanted to know was whether...

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