GREAT BRITAIN: Victories by Treaty

The winter military campaign in the Mediterranean is something that the Axis does not care to think about. The winter diplomatic campaign in the Mediterranean last week also took a turn that made Hitler and Mussolini wince. Britain signed up Turkey and Spain, at the opposite ends of the southern sea, with promising agree ments.

Recent threats and inducements of Hit ler's velvet-voiced diplomat. Ambassador Franz von Papen, had failed to impress Turkey's astute little President. Ismet Inonii. Asked how he had managed to withstand the foremost Nazi pressure ex pert, the President declared: "Allah be praised,...

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