RUMANIA: Ultimatum

"Aggrandizer" Hitler's empire expanded week to within about 75 miles of the rich oil fields and wheat lands of the Kingdom of Rumania. Scarcely had the Aggrandizer got to Vienna on his swing around the new empire before the Rumanian Minister in London, Viorel Teleas, reported to Foreign Secretary Lord Hali fax that Germany had served Rumania an "economic ultimatum." Its gist: trade all Rumanian oil and wheat for German manufactured goods or expect the consequences.

Rumanians well know the "consequences." German troops could either march in through the mountainous districts of the Carpatho-Ukraine seized by Hungary last week (see p....

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