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The Calm Before the Storm

1938

The German Octopus

Published by 'The Atlantic Monthly', U.S.A., 1938

1938A

By Bernard Partridge, 'Punch', January 5, 1938

1938B

By Low, 'Evening Standard', April 24, 1938

Chamberlain and Mussolini sign a formal Peace Treaty of peace and harmony. (April 16, 1938)

1938C

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', July 6, 1938

The Madagascar Project - A Nazi plan for settling 4,000,000 Jews in Madagascar, off the coast of Africa.

1938E

By E.H. Shepard, 'Punch', July 27, 1938

Chaim Weizmann was quoted about the Evian Conference: "The world seemed to be divided
into two parts - those places where the Jews could not live and those where they could not enter".

1938D

By Strube, 'Daily Express', July 30, 1938

The Evian Conference was convened by 33 nations to discuss the issue of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution.
It's outcome: "Absolutely nothing was done for the Jews".

1938F

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', September 7, 1938

Mussolini, the defender of Islam.

1938M

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', October 3, 1938

Cheek by Jowl.
The man with the umbrella vs Mars, the god of war!

1938G

By B. Partridge, 'Punch', October 12, 1938

Raising a toast to "Peace in Our Time" at the Munich Agreement.

1938H

By Strube, 'Daily Express', October 17, 1938

Jewish refugees are stranded after the Nazis expelled Jews of Polish nationality from Germany
and the Poles refused to admit them back.

1938K

By Bernard Partridge, 'Punch', October 19, 1938

British Army regains the old city of Jerusalem after the Arabs seized control of the city.

1938L

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 7, 1938

"Very unwise to interfere, of course - It would only extend the trouble . . ."
(A conference with Old Nick was then held, at which is was agreed that no questions were to be asked
and Hell was to have the souls of the next generation. It was felt that this was a great victory for peace.)

Hell threat to break loose.

(Old Nick is a nickname for the Devil)

'The Coming Apocalypse'

1938M

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 9, 1938

The plight of Jewish refugees from Europe grew to become a world problem.

1938J

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', November 14, 1938

November 9-10, 1938. Kristallnact (Night of Broken Glass) - the night in which 267 Synagogues were desecrated and
destroyed by the Nazis in Germany and Austria.

Oil is Discovered in Saudi Arabia
oil well

1938N

Harry St. John (Jack) Philby, 1933, British Intelligence Officer, Arabist and converter to Islam.

Philby, closely allied with King Ibn Saud, orchestrated Standard Oil Company of California (SoCal) and the King into granting an oil concession
for the exploitation of petroleum reserves for sixty years. 6 years later Saudi Arabia would become the world's largest oil producer.

1938O