POLAND: Gibson Silent

Events in Poland have reached a state where the prognostications of a writer in the New Statesman (TIME, July 30) to the effect that there will be another partition of Poland within the next 20 years seem to be fully justified.

Last week Poland was engulfed in a general strike, with which a weak government was trying to grapple. Troops were sent against the strikers; the strikers surrounded and disarmed them; the city of Cracow, the storm center of the strike, was in darkness; troops were...

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