It would be folly to go to war now with a country which—though mere size is not strength—stretches from the Baltic to the Bering Sea. But Russia has not declared war upon Finland—is not, by her own account, at war with her at all. There is much therefore, short of declaring war, that can and must be done by other countries to help Finland in her need. So magnificently are the Finns fighting that only a small diversion of British and French resources should ensure their triumph in the air, and consequently their triumph in defence. If Finland is to be saved, she must be saved now.
The report and resolution adopted by the Assembly of the League of Nations, Dec. 14, 1939.
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