THE ENEMY: Don't Send Us Back

In the first months after V-E Day, the Western allies in Germany, swallowing hard, bundled thousands of unwilling and sometimes struggling refugees from Communist domination into trains, and sent them back to death or slavery in Communist hands. The allies did this wicked thing to prolong the "honeymoon" with Soviet Russia. When Russia itself ended the honeymoon, the practice of involuntary repatriation stopped—to the vast relief of all men of good will.

In Korea last week, another coalition of free nations (including the U.S., Britain, France) was faced with another Communist demand for involuntary repatriation. This time the prospective victims were...

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