Berlin radio reported last week that German occupation authorities near Smolensk had found the corpses of 10,000 Polish officers. These unfortunate men, purred Berlin, had been murdered by the Russians in the spring of 1940.
Dr. Joseph Goebbels' story produced immediate results:
> The Polish Government in Exile promptly remembered that 8.300 Polish officers and 7,000 men taken prisoner by the Russians in September 1939 had been missing for three years. The indignant Poles requested an International Red Cross commission to investigate. The Nazis politely offered all facilities to such a commission.
> The U.S. National Catholic Welfare Conference in Washington charged that Russia...