(In Warsaw an eerie and perplexing calm)
As diplomatic attempts kept going up to the eleventh hour, preparations were being made for the eventuality of war.
The news was filled with precaution and speculation. The broadcasts on this entry start with BBC World Service news, followed by a report from commentator Arthur Mann for Mutual and then Sigrid Schultz reporting from Berlin and finally a newscast from the North American service of Radio Berlin.
As it happened on August 28, 1939.