World: Black Explosions in West Germany

THE racial divisions that underlie much of the violence in the U.S. are beginning to follow the flag. Black and white strife of the sort that has swept such Stateside bases as Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg is turning up at U.S. military facilities overseas. The situation is so volatile among the 185,000 G.I.s stationed in West Germany that the Pentagon has decided to dispatch a team of military and civilian experts to investigate. When the team arrives this week in Europe, it will have plenty to study.

Upraised Fists. The Washington experts will...

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