Foreign News: Down with Scavenius!

In Copenhagen students swarmed through the streets shouting "Down with the traitor Scavenius!" They tramped past the German Army headquarters singing Tipperary. The Nazi occupation authorities ordered out the police, who went to work on the rioters with clubs and pistols.

Sixty-four-year-old Foreign Minister Erik Scavenius, whose signing of the Anti-Comintern Pact in Berlin last week provoked the Copenhagen riots, is Adolf Hitler's most efficient tool in Denmark. The son of a Court Chamberlain, he made his youthful diplomatic debut in Berlin, first became Foreign Minister in 1909 when he was only 32. Since then he has been Ambassador to Italy, Austria...

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