EUROPE: How to Get Buried

Somewhere in the growing archives of the Council of Europe rests a document which only the younger historians of today may have a chance to evaluate. It is Winston Churchill's detailed blueprint for a European army. When Churchill made his proposal in general terms, the Council's Consultative Assembly enthusiastically adopted it (TIME, Aug. 21). Last week, as soon as Churchill had flown back to London, the Assembly's Defense Committee put the Churchill blueprint away in the files, and adopted a vague and valueless watered-down version of the original.

The Schuman Plan for the integration of Europe's coal & steel industries was...

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