POLAND: Portents

Two pregnant rumors and a potent fact perturbed Poles last week.

The fact was that swashbuckling Marshal & Dictator Josef Pilsudski suddenly dismissed from command of the important Lemberg garrison General Wladyslaw Sikorski, a onetime (1922-23) Prime Minister of Poland. Reason: rash General Sikorski has just published a book denying credit to Marshal Pilsudski for having stopped by his generalship the Bolshevist advance into Poland in 1920. The credit should go instead, writes General Sikorski, to the supervising strategy of famed French Commander General Max Weygand.

One of the two pregnant Polish rumors...

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