20 APRIL 1939, page 2

Yugoslavia Yugoslavia, Now The Most Exposed Of All The...

countries, is taking every precaution to lessen the danger facing her, when Germany and Italy each have a million men under arms and Hungary and Rumania each 500,000. She has......

Fleet Dispositions Nothing Could Have Been Better...

the importance of President Roosevelt's Note to Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini than the simultaneous announcement by the Navy Department of the United States that the whole of......

Germany's Air Strength An Article In The Economist Of Last

week gives some valuable estimates of the relative strengths of the British and German Air Forces. One calculation suggests that the total number of German first-line aeroplanes......

Australia's New Prime Minister The Election Of Mr. R. G.

Menzies, the late Attorney- General (he recently resigned through disagreement with his party over a question of national insurance), as leader of the United Australia Party in......

China's Counter-offensive Last Week It Was Stated In...

Chiang Kai-shek's headquarters, that a Chinese counter-offensive would be launched immediately "on all fronts from Inner Mongolia to South China." The offensive has been pre-......

Crisis Finance A Week Before Sir John Simon's Speech, Mr.

J. M. Keynes has published in The Times two articles which merit the closest attention on the financial problems of The coming year. His most striking statement is that " the......