But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. —Matthew 10:30

The Russification of Czechoslovakia continued last week, when Czech soldiers were ordered to shave their heads in conformity with Red army style. One soldier complained that his girl "burst into tears" when he first appeared with shaved head. Prague's army newspaper Obrana Lidu quickly advised him to give up the girl, "because she evidently cares only for your hair and not that you are a defender of our people's democratic homeland."

When a lance corporal proclaimed, "I would rather go to prison than shave my head," the Communist organ Rovnost...

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