WEST GERMANY: Looking Eastward

Having in his first two terms made peace and joined as partner with his Western neighbors, West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer last week turned his eyes eastward. The time had come, he told his advisers, to improve West Germany's relations with Eastern Europe, and the object most on his mind was Poland. Just 18 years ago the September invasion of the Polish republic by Nazi panzers set off World War II.

Well aware that Poland now wants to shuck off Soviet domination, that all of Eastern Europe is in ferment, and that anything...

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