GERMANY: Soldiers, $7 a Head

"To all German youth—Warning!"

Splashed in red letters on the walls of West Germany last week, these words halted many a German in his tracks. The warning: beware of Kopfjäger (headhunters), i.e., recruiting agents of the French Foreign Legion who get a bounty of 30 marks ($7) a head for every man they enlist. According to the opposition German Social Democratic Party, which put up the posters, more than 90,000 young Germans, the equivalent of seven divisions, have enlisted in the legion for service in Indo-China, and 10,000 have lost their lives. "Absurd," answered the French.

Ever since the French Foreign...

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