GREAT BRITAIN: After Christ Crucified

Sentimental Stanley Baldwin, Lord President of the Council, last week gave the House of Commons Britain's revised air program, two months after Adolf Hitler had told Sir John Simon that Germany's new air fleet will match France's 1,700 planes. Slow in coming, the British reply was impressive. Last week, while Baldwin explained the bellicose program in principle to the Commons, Air Minister Lord Londonderry gave the House of Lords the details:

"By March 1937, the strength of the Royal Air Force based at home, irrespective of the fleet air arm, will be about 1,500 first-line machines. This compares with the actual...

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