FOREIGN RELATIONS: Arms for a Comrade

The U.S. last week got a progress report from its military mission in Yugoslavia. Said the mission chief, Brigadier General John Harmony: The regime of Communist Tito is now considerably stronger, thanks to grants of arms from the capitalist U.S.

The exact quantities of military supplies sent to Yugoslavia remain a military secret, but Harmony said that 30% of the military equipment allocated for the fiscal year 1950-51, and a slightly smaller percentage for 1951-52, had been delivered. Specific items included: fighter planes, tanks, armored and scout cars, antitank and antiaircraft...

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