POLAND: Disillusioned Exile

Governments in exile have had a bleak time. They complain that Western governments have done little more than suffer their existence as sources of discontent and propaganda conveniences, have had no real solutions for their problems, no real advice except "Wait and hope." Waiting becomes progressively harder to bear, hope progressively fainter.

Of them all, Poland's government in London was the most substantial, based on the 200,000-strong colony of Polish refugees, many of whom fought with the Allies against the Nazis and got haven in postwar Britain. The Communists have made the...

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