OPINION: The War Guilty

In London last week well-bred, well-fed Herbert Claiborne Pell, U.S. member of the United Nations Commission for the Investigation of War Crimes, continued to shuffle his papers, read reports, collect data. But his time, and the American people's, was running out. The corpses of three German officers dangling in the cold market square at Kharkov, swiftly tried and swiftly hanged by the Russians for the slaughter of Russian civilians, posed a question to Americans. What responsibility shall the U.S. take in the punishment of the war guilty?

At the Moscow Conference it was decided that each United Nation shall be the...

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