FUEHRER SAYSGERMANY, ITALY
German Nation Declared SoStrong "Nothing Can
BERLIN, Jan. 30. (AP)—(via radio)—Adolf Hitler declared tonight that Germany, bound to Italy by "close friendship and protected from the rear by Russia, could not lose a war which he said had been forced upon her by the "arrogant" British.
The first phase of the war has been ended—ended. Hitler said, by Germany's blitzkreig in Poland.
First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill, he said, was "burning to start the second phase of the war.
Addressing himself over the radio from the Berlin sports-palace directly to Churchill, Hitler accused him of letting "middlemen express the hope that the fight soon may not stop short of women and children."England's Way
"That always has been England'; way—war against women and children," he said. "Concentration camps are an English invention into which the British put women and children."
His speech, commemorating the start of his seventh year in power, was rebroadcast in the United States. It was his first address to the German nation since his narrow escape from death In the Munich bombing last Nov. 8.
Germans Renew AerialRaids on British Ships
LONDON, Jan. 30. (AP)—Germany renewed today widespread air attacks on shipping along the east coast of the British Isles, and Britain reported one of the Nazi raiders had been shot down.
Reds Renew Aerial Assault on FinnsAfter Heavy Losses in Monday Raids
HELSINKI, Jan. 30. (IP) — The Finnish high command announced today that Finnish planes and antiaircraft batteries downed 21 Russian planes in yesterday's widespread raids over southern Finland.
It was declared that Finnishn planes had bombed "a certain harbor and vessels lying there"—and informed circles here assumed thatthis meant the Russian naval base of Kronstndt near Leningrad.
The Finnish command said only one Finnish plane was lost.
(The Russian 'high command insisted, however, that seven Finnish planes had been downed yesterday.)
200 Red Planes
A high command communique, describing increased sea and land fighting as well as air activity, estimated 200 Russian planes took part in the raids in which "over 30 civilians were killed and about 50 wounded.