FINLAND: The Baron Collects a Bauble

Finland's Field Marshal Baron Carl Gustaf Mannerheim dropped in last week on a noted acquaintance. Adolf Hitler, at the Führer's field headquarters somewhere in Shangrila. In Berne and Berlin (but not in Helsinki) the meeting was billed as a return visit, for Hitler had dropped in last month on the Baron's 75th birthday party in Helsinki (TIME, June 15) to give him the Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle and have a little talk. Last week's meeting, said Berlin, was "marked by hearty friendship." Hermann Göring gave the Baron...

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