From Prague General Bohumil Bocek, Czechoslovak Chief of Staff, broadcast last week that henceforth the organization, armament and training of the Czechoslovak military forces will be iden tical with the Russian Army's. Czechoslovak officers will be trained in Soviet military schools.

Said General Bocek: "Only thus will it be possible for the new Czechoslovak Army not only to make full use of the great fighting experience of the Red Army but also to be formed in the shortest period, without loss of precious time. Our Army, which is destined for fighting, will be formed and grow in battle, and the...

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