FOREIGN RELATIONS: Hostages to Fortune

Last week one of the strangest and most moving contests in history sped to an unrecorded climax. On one side was the speed and efficiency of Hitler's war machine, preparing for the destruction of Britain. On the other was the desperate attempt to save British children.

Although Britain's King and Queen, urged repeatedly to send the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose to Canada, last week let it be known that they had decided to keep their children in England, many a British family would not face the risk their sovereigns faced. The parents of at least 100,000 children, it was estimated,...

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