International: Danger in Trieste

In Trieste last week U.S. and New Zealand troops played soccer with their Yugoslav comrades-in-arms, swam with them in the warm Adriatic, laughed together at British films shown through Yugoslav projectors.

But of all the spots in Europe where trouble between allies brewed. Trieste for a time was closest to actual battle. After Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander issued a blistering statement denouncing Marshal Tito's occupation of the city, New Zealand troops followed the Yugoslav example and went about the streets with automatic rifles. North of Trieste Tito withdrew some troops to the...

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