POLAND: Child of the People

Konstantin Rokossovsky, who only the week before had been a marshal of the Red army and a Soviet citizen, settled down in Warsaw to his new job as Marshal of Poland and Minister of National Defense. In Paris, the journal La Croix mused: "What would our Communist papers say if France were to appoint an American or ah Englishman as Minister of National Defense?"

Polish papers had not very much to say, except to welcome Poland's new military boss obsequiously. The Red propaganda mill promptly ground out some fetching facts to fit Poland's new made-in-Russia national hero. "We receive the...

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