People, Jun. 6, 1960

Visiting China for the first time in 30 years, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein failed to recognize a bush-bearded chap whose portrait hung on the wall of a textile factory in Peking. Informed that it was a likeness of Karl Marx, Montgomery snapped: "He needs a haircut." Monty's general impression of China after five days: "There are great misconceptions in the Western world about the new China. I find the Chinese people to be happy and cheerful, whereas in the West it is considered that the Chinese people are very depressed and unhappy." Then he handed the Reds a blockbuster...

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