Books: One Who Survived

THE HERETIC (436 pp.)—Fitzroy Maclean—Harper ($5.95).

When Tito and his partisans were fighting for their lives against the encircling Germans in the hills of Bosnia, they radioed urgent appeals for help to Moscow. The Kremlin responded, not with guns and medical supplies, but with long, niggling messages on ideological and political matters. Why did Tito call one of his detachments the "Proletariat Brigade"? Could he not just as well fight under his real name of Josip Broz instead of using the conspiratorial nickname of Tito? Later, Stalin was to complain about the Soviet red...

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