YUGOSLAVIA: The Guest of Dishonor

The first to raise a clamor about Marshal Tito's proposed state visit to London next March was Novelist Evelyn Waugh. As a Roman Catholic and a British officer who served with Tito's partisans in World War II, Waugh felt outraged. "OUR GUEST OF DISHONOR" was the headline over his protest in Lord Beaverbrook's Sunday Express.

"Do [politicians] really suppose,"asked Waugh, "that Tito, who has betrayed in turn King, friends and finally his one consistent loyalty to Stalin, will prove a trustworthy friend to them? . . . Tito is seeking to extirpate Christianity...

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