Original caption: Preparing to Resist Soviet Grab. Marva, Estonia: Men of Estonia's tiny army are shown gathered about a big tank in the market place at Marva when the army of the little republic recently began to take measures to protect its borders. Today, while reports of a Soviet ultimatum to Estonia were being discussed in European chancelleries, General Johan Laidoner, Commander of the Estonian Army, announced in a radio broadcast that his country will, if attacked, "defend herself valiantly and unitedly."
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