NORTHERN THEATRE: Soldiers, Arise!

"The Russian troops the Kremlin High Command has thrown against the eastern side of the Karelian bottleneck are probably the most miserable-looking creatures to be seen in uniform in this part of Europe since Napoleon's half-starved soldiers straggled back from Moscow. This is not anti-Bolshevist propaganda, but hard fact."

So wrote Correspondent Leland Stowe of the Chicago Daily News last week after interviewing a batch of prisoners brought in by the unconquered Finns. Correspondent Stowe found them "helpless, tragic wretches. . . . The Russians wore Army overcoats of a cheap, part-wool mixture...

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