GERMANY: Everlasting Friends?

Red Poland's President Boleslaw Bierut paid a visit of state this week to Red East Germany. Object of his call: to exchange with the leaders of Soviet Germany a pledge of "everlasting peace and friendship, perhaps also to negotiate new economic and political pacts."

As Bierut detrained in East Berlin, Soviet German Premier Otto Grotewohl gave assurances: "Our worthy guest can be convinced that millions of men stand un-shakeably behind the policy of friendship ... support without reservations the peace border on the Oder-Neisse line." Bierut replied: "Our people have shaken hands over . . . the Oder-Neisse line." Red...

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