THE NATIONS: Proletarian Proconsul

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The symbols of the Soviet Union's sudden greatness are powered (as befits a state whose philosophy is materialism in flux) by twin motors, and airborne on the wings of mighty, pulsing transport planes. Fanaticism, like the air, knows no frontiers, and Moscow's big, drab airport (once the Imperial Field of Mars) is now the visible focus of Communism's pretentions to world dominion.

Never before in history, except possibly at the court of Genghis Khan at Karakorum, has there been such a coming & going of representatives of races from all the...

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