POLAND: Valuable Catch

After a tour of duty in Washington in what seemed an innocuous job, Poland's Colonel Pawel Monat returned to Warsaw in May of last year. In the half-world of intrigue, he was a man to reckon with. His next official job was to coordinate the work of all military attaches in Polish embassies throughout the world, which, in a Communist country, meant that Monat had access to political as well as military intelligence and espionage, and presumably knew all there was to be known. Hard-working and trusted, Monat apparently had no trouble last summer getting permission to take his...

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