Foreign News: Maximum Concessions

Citizens of Prague finally began stocking their private larders against war last week, quietly and without panic made larger & larger purchases of canned meat, condensed milk, sugar, candles, in the historic old capital's famed delicatessen shops.

Every Czechoslovak knew that each day masses of Germans at Nürnberg, as many as 250,000 in a single audience, were bellowing cheers at each fresh threat by a German leader against the Czechoslovak Republic (see p. 19). So hot was this roaring menace that all over Czechoslovakia it drove political opponents to take refuge in a common patriotism.

At Prague, the whole Catholic clergy and a...

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