Canada: Left at the Pier

Canada's government had decided that it was in Canada's interest to sell surplus warplanes (and ammunition for their guns) to the Nationalist government of China. Theoretically, Ottawa's policy toward the Chinese civil war was still "hands off," but by selling excess war equipment the government saw a chance to turn an honest dollar. For 323 Mosquito fighter-bombers, and to put them in condition for shipping, China spent $10,000,000.

But last week, Canada's Communists and fellow travelers were trying to overrule Canada's government. In Halifax the freighter Islandside was loading general cargo, but...

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