POLAND: The House on Szucha Avenue

POLAND The House on Szucha Avenue

The old national anthem, now played along with the Internationale, still proclaimed: "Poland is not yet lost." But many a Pole was beginning to wonder. Arrests of the Government's political opponents were rapidly increasing in number from week to week. The Catholic hierarchy and clergy, completely abandoning its technically impartial position, openly urged Poles to vote against the Communist-dominated Government. The Government thundered back: "The Vatican is a friend of the Germans!" Anti-Semitic terrorists circulated stories that the Government had allowed Jews to torture and kill 160 non-Jewish Poles imprisoned in the city of Radom....

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