POLAND: After Sikorski

After Polish Premier Wladyslaw Sikorski met death in a plane crash (TIME, July 12), Soviet Russia's official Izvestia had good things to say of him. The late Polish Premier and Commander in Chief "understood and appreciated the full significance of the struggle of the Soviet Union against Germany, for the common cause of all freedom-loving peoples." It was to be regretted that Sikorski's "desire for a strengthening of the friendship and collaboration between Russia and Poland was frustrated."

In London, the Polish Government in Exile had to replace the almost irreplaceable General Sikorski. Formation of the new Government became...

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