POLAND: The Sixteenth

Two and a half years ago the fate of 16 Poles almost broke up the San Francisco Conference which was planning the United Nations. Pretending to live up to its Yalta promise to broaden the Polish Government, Russia had lured the 16 underground leaders out of hiding. Then, violating their promise of safe conduct, the Russians had kidnaped the 16, tried them for "diversionary acts" against the Red Army, sentenced them to prison. The U.S. and Britain set up such a squawk that the Russians reduced some of the sentences.

But by last month all but one of the 16...

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