World: Death at Ndola

In a small church of a copper-belt town in Northern Rhodesia, Dag Hammarskjold lay in state.

His slight body, in a mahogany casket covered with the blue-and-yellow flag of Sweden, rested amid a sea of fresh flowers in St. Andrews' United Church of Ndola. Four sentries stood at attention, as those who could reach the remote outpost paid their last respects. Among them was the man Hammarskjold had flown to Ndola to see: Katanga's stubborn President Moise Tshombe, whose troops were battling U.N. forces less than 100 miles away. Dressed in a grey suit...

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