AUSTRIA: Poison Please

Three months after Vienna's capture by the Red Army, Russian officers for the first time permitted Allied correspondents into Austria's capital last week. A token force of U.S. and British troops arrived just before. Among the newsmen were TIME Correspondents Tom Durrance and William Walton, and LIFE Photographer John Phillips. Shortly after their arrival, Durrance and Phillips were arrested by the Russians.. They did not like Photographer Phillips snapping scenes that might show the Russians in a bad light. In a short time the two Americans were released.

Walton reported his first...

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