The practical, patient Czechoslovaks have undergone
occupation of one kind or another ever since Munich. Last week they
gladly heard that the end was near. Mild-mannered, thin-faced Premier
Zdenek Fierlinger announced that both Russia and the U.S. had agreed to
withdraw their soldiers. In Washington the State Department said that
both armies would leave by Dec. 1.
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