Letters, May 18, 1942

Occupied, Not Conquered

Sirs:

I have noticed that on the African map in TIME, April 27, the Belgian Congo is not mentioned among the Allied Nations.

May I draw your attention to the fact that the Belgian Congo is under the authority of the Belgian Government in London, which is one of the signatories of the Declaration of United Nations. ... All the resources of the Belgian Congo are contributed to the war effort of the Allies. Furthermore last year Belgian Colonial troops have taken part in the reconquest of Ethiopia.

COUNT VAN DER STRATEN-PONTHOZ...

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