YUGOSLAVIA: Pat for the Partisans

British recognition came to the Partisans last week. Speaking unobtrusively from Cairo, the British Government officially admitted the existence of military liaison with ragged, intense, mystery-man Tito, chief of staff for Ivan Ribar's People's Army of Liberation. British liaison with General Draja Mihailovich's Chetniks, standing enemies of the Partisans, has long been known. The Partisans charge that Mihailovich finagles with the Axis (TIME, Dec. 14, et seq.).

As though satisfied that no further conniving would occur, the British added that "the forces united under Mihailovich have now denounced the Quisling Chetniks,...

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