DENMARK: Economy

Last week Chief of Denmark's Armed Forces Lieut. General Erik With celebrated his 70th birthday and (that being the Army's age limit) his retirement. He was succeeded by Major General William Wain Prior, 63, a tall, slender man with a deep-lined face and penetrating eyes, who is modest, sober, steady, a little bureaucratic, of bourgeois stock. Like his father, one of Denmark's respected class called grosserer (wholesale merchants), General Prior is an economizing man. He hates to think about the way the blockade is ruining Denmark's exports of foodstuffs. Day after General With retired, Denmark's Army (peacetime strength, 11,000)...

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