RUSSIA: Youth Day

While 1,500,000 Nazi youths and party functionaries staged the world's greatest political circus, the annual Nürnberg Parteitag (see p. 20), last week 750,000 Soviet youths were putting on their own show in Moscow. The occasion: the 24th observance of International Youth Day.

Matching stride for stride with tens of thousands of tanned, healthy, spade-carrying German Labor Front workers who tramped across Nürnberg's green field, tens of thousands of tanned and healthy young Russian parachute jumpers, pilots and sharpshooters, children clutching airplane models and girls in nurses' uniforms trooped across Red Square behind dipped crimson banners. The only direct reference to...