Foreign News: Next Time

From Helsinki came more details of the Nazi plan to lose the war but win the peace. TIME Correspondent John Scott remained a week in Finland after the Germans took over, learned the argument which Nazi Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop advanced to lull the fears of Germans in the north. Cabled Scott:

"After Ribbentrop had finished with the Finns, he called a meeting of Germans in authoritative posts in Helsinki. Present were the Minister to Finland, Wipert von Blücher, the Gestapo chief and several other responsible officials. The grave-faced, pouch-eyed ex-champagne salesman...