THE NATIONS: Business Was Business

Britain is cracking down on trade with the enemy. Prodded by the U.S., the British government last week invoked World War II defense statutes to requisition two nearly completed 7,600-ton tankers which Bartram & Sons shipyard had contracted in 1949 to build for Red Poland. The Poles have already paid most of the purchase price. Said the British Foreign Office: Poland will get her money back.

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