World Battlefronts: Hungary Switches

Hungary, last of Germany's military satellites, changed sides in the war last week. In Moscow Marshal Klimenti Voroshilov (signing for the U.S. and Britain, as well as for the Soviet Union) granted an armistice to the Hungarian Provisional National Government. By its terms Hungary agreed to: 1) furnish eight divisions to fight against Germany; 2) pay reparations of $300,000,000 (in goods); 3) renounce the territorial spoils of her six-year cruise aboard Adolf Hitler's pirate ship.


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