German Europe's long darkness had begun to lift. Last week, from Partisan Yugoslavia, TIME Correspondent Stoyan Pribichevich sent an account of everyday life behind the German rampart.*
The People Barter. Here & there, people can buy things in shops for money.
But by & large, Marshal Tito's land has no use for coin or currency, store or tavern. The people barter. "My dollars," wrote Pribichevich, "are just dirty pieces of paper."
Where food is sufficient, the biggest lack is clothing. For silk, rayon or nylon from damaged Allied parachutes, the people will trade almost anything they have. When the peasants hear the...