International: Displaced Diplomats

Not all refugees had to take to sailing ships to escape the Red grasp. Last week's news was full of D.D.s—displaced diplomats. In Washington the Polish embassy military attache, General Izydor Modelski, ordered home by his Communist-run governme'nt, had point-blank refused to go, asked asylum in the U.S. He had a soldier's blunt reason: "I have never been a member of the Communist Party, nor have I ever been in sympathy with its aims."

Jan Wojnowski, Poland's consul in Milan, Italy, was a bit subtler about it but he had the same general idea. A studious, courteous, bespectacled book collector, he had...

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