The first news in five months brought by American correspondents from inside the Axis reached the U.S. last week. It came from correspondents, diplomats and other citizens caught in Axis countries on Dec. 7. They sent their cables from Portugal, where they were awaiting exchange.

Both Your Houses. Diplomats, news correspondents and their families were in the first of three trains bringing 132 U.S. citizens and 120 Latin Americans from concentration points in Germany. Hungry, dirty, bedraggled, they were impressed by the blow to German morale that the U.S. entry into the...

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