If none but Czechs and Slovaks lived in Czechoslovakia, life would be easier for many a European statesman. Unfortunately in a total population of 14,730,000 at least 3,500,000 are Germans. As an ally of France and cornerstone of the Little Entente, Czechoslovakia has been a haven for Jews and other refugees from Nazi Germany, immigrants who have been greeted with marked coolness by most of Czechoslovakia's old established bourgeois families.

Propaganda, subsidies and in many cases direct intimidation so swelled the Nazi Party in Czechoslovakia that the Government ordered it banned in October 1933 together with all other parties that would...

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