MALAYA: The Iron Broom

Gangster films, the Municipal Council decreed last week, could no longer be shown in Kuala Lumpur, the Malay capital. The Malaya sector of the Communist campaign for Southeast Asia was heating up so rapidly that the Kuala Lumpur city fathers decided that they had best call a halt on Hollywood terror.

The desperate, quality of the Malaya fighting was brought out in the struggle between two war heroes, Billy Stafford and Lau Yew. Billy Stafford had helped organize Burmese resistance to the Japs. Fifteen times he parachuted into the jungles on secret missions. Recently, he organized in Malaya what he calls...

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