International: Backstage Activity

There was one discordant note in the Soviet welcome for Field Marshal Montgomery: an editorial in Pravda, official organ of the Communist Party, on the "suspicions and apprehensions that the backstage military and political activity of London and Washington continue to cause in progressive circles.". . ."

Pravda meant that the U.S. and Britain have agreed to standardize "certain items of military equipment," including small arms. The R.A.F. and U.S. Army Air Forces planned to exchange 50 to 100 picked officers every six months for training in each other's staff, technical and engineering schools. There will be similar exchanges of junior...

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