Foreign News: Ready

Frenchmen were grimly convinced last week that Germany was in the very last stages of preparation for a war which Adolf Hitler would decide to fight now or later. On August 15, the 52 divisions of the German Army had begun a month of divisional training. Corps maneuvers in the 18 corps areas were under way this week. But it was agonizingly plain to those on the opposite side of the Rhine that Germany was not merely engaged in normal autumn military exercises.

On the Czechoslovakian border, Field Marshal Hermann Göring had reportedly massed...