DENMARK: Allies Keep Out

Denmark, with only 150 planes in its tiny royal air force, is a sitting duck for Soviet bombers unless it 1) doubles its own strength, or 2) allows its allies to station NATO planes on Danish air bases. For making this challenging statement last week, Lieut. General Christian Forslev, commander of the Danish air force, got a public reprimand from Social Democrat Defense Minister Rasmus Hansen. The Danish government, though a member of NATO, does not want any allied troops on Danish soil.


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