FINLAND: Every Day, Every Hour

For a while it looked as though Finland's time had come once more. It was the only country on Russia's European border that had not yet been reduced to satellite status; since war's end, the doughty Finns had lived uneasily on Russian "tolerance." Last week, the Finnish Communists made a bid for power.

"Come On, Boys." The Red push started at Kemi, a lumber town 50 miles from the Arctic Circle. Kemi's lumberjacks had been on strike for higher wages all summer; last week, Finland's Social Democratic government ordered the men back to...

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