Foreign News: Model Armistice

Seven relieved Rumanians bowed out of the Kremlin last week, headed cheerfully back to Bucharest. They carried a signed armistice which the world considered generous. Rumania was officially out of her war against the Allies, into an approved war against Germany and Hungary. She had a promise of the return of northern Transylvania if she did her part in recapturing that rich, disputed region from the Hungarians.

Said the armistice delegation's head, able, energetic Lawyer Lucretiu Patrascanu, longtime leader of Rumania's Communists: "We have no right to be dissatisfied with the terms." The delegation...

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