CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Plain Words

The most important military refugee from Czechoslovakia since the Communist coup turned up in Heidelberg last week. He was slight, soft-spoken General Antonin Hasal, 55, military adviser to President Eduard Benes until Communist Leader Klement Gottwald took over the presidency in June. Hasal, who at 25 was a general in the Czech Legion in Russia in World War I and fought with other Czech refugees in France in 1940, began his third exile with an interview. Excerpts:

¶"Czech officials insist there will not be a war. So do the Soviets, and I...

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