ARMAMENTS: All for Peace

At a Russian airfield near Berlin one day last week, a passerby paused to ask a cement worker what he was doing. The worker looked up sullenly and muttered: "It's all for peace, my friend, all for peace."

For more than a year, East Germany's bricklayers, asphalt, steel and cement workers have gone through an unprecedented period of full employment, building runways, flak emplacements and barrack? for the Soviet air force. East German taxpayers paid the costs. German labor offices had to recruit thousands of workers. If the labor offices failed, their functionaries...

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