POWER POLITICS: No Thank You, Herr Hitler

Since Adolf Hitler came to full power even the least bellicose nations of Europe have feared for their lives. Alarmed by Herr Hitler's warlike attitude, Switzerland last autumn mined her frontiers, nearly doubled her Army strength. The Netherlands has exiled almost all her gold to safer regions, has completed plans for opening her dikes to flood a large part of the country. In the north countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland, not only have there been increased expenditures for arms, but the four small nations have long been banded together as...

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