RUMANIA: Disintegration

Correspondents in Switzerland, who get most of their news from tipsters and the radio, last week cabled reports that Premier Ion Antonescu had arrested 4,000 members of the fascist Iron Guard and executed 80 for a plot to overthrow his Government. The facts were:

> In Rumania there was a wave of demonstrations and sabotage. Rumanians were protesting openly against their appalling losses in Russia (which London sources estimated between 600,000 and 900,000).

> Rumanians' bitterness at these losses was heightened by the fact that Bulgaria, one of the two nations to...

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