COMMUNISTS: Defections


Busman Charles Henry Darke, conductor on London's No. 60 bus route from Colindale to Old Ford and a faithful Communist for 18 of his 42 years, is a Communist no longer. The heroic stand of Britain's Gloucestershire Regiment against the Communists in Korea (TIME, May 7) had set him to thinking. Said he to newsmen last week:

"I cannot stand the thought of hundreds of British lads being killed, and then going out on a street corner and shouting that Attlee is a warmonger. I'm British and I'm proud of it. We are not in Korea because we want to be,...

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