Foreign News: Men at the Helm

Two of the busiest men in West Germany last week were Egyptians. It was their job, in a desperate response to calls for help from Cairo, to comb the Kiel Canal and other German waterways in search of pilots skillful and experienced enough to guide a ship through the Suez. For the one thing Colonel Nasser cannot do without, if he is to run the canal successfully, is pilots. Any day now all but a handful of the pilots needed to keep boats moving may leave their jobs. If they do, and traffic piles up, a new and crucial phase...

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