BRAZIL: Communists in the Army

Since late 1950, when the Rio Military Club's magazine ran some blatantly Communist-line articles attacking U.N. and U.S policy in Korea, Brazilians have wondered uneasily just how far the Reds might have bored into their army. Last month, the Rio newspaper Correio da Manhá reported that the Reds had indeed worked their way into some key places. According to Correio, General Victor César da Cunha, a Communist sympathizer, is now subcommandant of Rio's infantry division, and Colonel Henrique Oeste, a former Communist deputy in Congress, commands the brigade stationed on the Bolivian...

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