POLAND: Mission to Moscow

Rugged, rosy-cheeked Stanislaw Mikolajczyk, Premier of the Polish Government in London, hurried to No. 10 Downing Street. Wins.ton Churchill had urgent news for him: Joseph Stalin, who did not recognize the London Polish Government and had just recognized the Polish Committee of National Liberation (TIME, July 31), had agreed to see Mikolajczyk.

With the tense haste of a man who knew it was now or never, Stanislaw Mikolajczyk summoned his Cabinet. In a paneled drawing room at No. 18 Kensington Palace Gardens, under a staring portrait of late great Premier Wladislaw Sikorski,...

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