BULGARIA: Walk, Do Not Run

Bulgaria is a peasant country, whose capital, Sofia, has been called an overgrown village. Bulgarians for the most part are pro-Russian by tradition, provincial by nature, pro-German by decree of persistently pro-German governments. They like Americans (but have had few dealings with them), consider Britain anti-Bulgar. They fear and hate the Turks, who ruled them for five centuries. They think that they have a right to keep lands snatched from Yugoslavia and Greece, but do not want to fight for these territories. In World War II they have found little profit, much...

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