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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 7, August 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date August 1955
Language eng
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  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
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  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript f men n made r anthetf l.v il'' is prescribed by the Steile. man has ceased functioning eis one eunl heis become niii.'K a tool for the group presumably for the good of all. Hemic discarded recognition of the individual, excepl eis em organic pent, the society has lost all the advanced accomplishments of individuals. \s all ineliv ielueil thought and action are forbidden, the fruits of individual inspiration are un- know n. \\ lien, iii ihis dark age of mere manual labor in candlelight, one man by his own initiative eunl intellectual 'urillsilv discovers e lea I I'ii'il V. Ill' Ulllsl Ilea' In.in thr rrl ri I ml ion of lhe Collective. The reasons eire several. He had hern assigned lo lhe life' of a slrect- sweeper (because of his brilliance and independence of thought). And In- heul worked alone, in a society where eill endeavor weis collective and all truth determined !>v the votes of councils. THE UNSPEAKABLE WORD Flight to lhe Uncharted Forest—lo "llie corruption to he found in solitude —but another follows him to freedom, lhe love story is as beautiful eis it is simple'. Discovered arc remains of the lost civilization, and rediscovered is the 1 nspeakahle Word, lhe one- simple' word which had been abolished from iln language uf lhe Collective, ami whose obliteration heul achieved all that the' "Newspeak" of "1984" soughl to achiei e, I vin those who seek " compromise la lee.ale final.nn eunl sriai.ilv will be intrigued to consider \vn l.'eind's idealism, fm 1 it i -iv li' is as forceful as her message. In l.n usage nf the English language she combines clarity uf expression wilh prose nf poetic grace. Here, indeed, is an anthem ;iu anthem, not in ihe idiom of music, hut in the mure difficult medium uf words alone. I his is ihe mosl beautiful, llu- must inspiring novel Ihis reviewer heis ever read, li is em ethical and philosophical rather than ;i religious dedication lu freedom eunl the indiv idual. For the unwholesome trends pro- i'a icel in I..inks nf ihis lype Avu Rand neis a positive answer. Tyranny, nr the apathetic ignorance lhat is slavery, can never he fined. The uncompromising individualist cannol accept defeat. The basic premise of individualism precludes the amalgamation uf identities. Freedom and security 11111-1 coexist fully * ilhin the indiv idual. " I hrough .ill lhe' darkness, through ■dl the shame nl which men ein- capable, the spiril nf man will remain alive on 'his earth, ll may sleep, hui il will awaken. li may wear chains, but it will break through. And man will 110 "". Man. nut men." JnvN DeArmond PACTS FORUM NEWS, August, 1955 Communist Guerrilla Warfare By Brigadier C. Aubrey Dixon and Otto Heil- brunn, Frederick Praeger and Co., New York, N. Y., $<I.S0. Sound hunks mi Soviel Itussiei eunl world communism arc nnw pouring off lhe presses in ei steady flow. This is mosl heartening in view of the fail that until a fi-w years ago the birth of a real einli- Communisl hook amounted In a latter day miracle. Authoritative and readable bunks mi communism and the Snv iii I nil.11 are- nnw eiv ailelhle' in sufficient number fm- both lhe serious student and lhe casual, general reader. For some odd reason, however, one mosl importanl aspect nf communism has been almosl completely overlooked lhal of guerrilla warfare, which mighl he called Moscow's real secret weapon. In 19 19. the "lied Dean of Canterbury, ;i notorious pro-Soviet apologist, released ei press si ni <-mi-iii in England which probably very few Americans noted, lie warned Americans "In forget the idea 'if el push button weir" eigetinsl l!iissi;t. etc. Ife went on: If th.- Wrsi Fifjhts it,,. Easl it will l.r ilic most appalling, long ami bloody war the Heul.I l.as ever seen. If there is wen- we musl think in terms eel 200 million llus- sieuis. 1(10 million other Keisi Europeans, and 200 1.. .'Mil) millions .if Chinese. Partisan armies will spring up eill over Europe. Even Marshal Til" "ill I"- righl there alongside Russia. I'eeriisein warfare contributed materi- eillv lee till' ele'leeil of llll' C.ei'Uiail armies iii liu-sia. (im eiw 11 commanders in Korea found ih. I!.,1 Dean's 1 lictlons of guerrilla bands behind our lines only inn accurate, ■) ci vci\ little appeared in the press ill ihis COUntrj mi guerrilla warfare' in Korea. \ few hints eiml fragments crept mil between lhe lines in a feu dispatches. Mem Tsctung finally conquered China after twenty-five years nf various types and phases of partisan warfare eigeiin-i lhe Nationalist armies. Chinese Communists arc generally considered superior lo even ihe Russians in ihis form nf warfare. In two years uf partisan warfare behind llu- German lines in Itussiei. Soviel guerrillas claimed io have killed thirty German generals, 6,336 officers. 1.500 airmen, ami 300,000 soldiers eunl sup- pnrting German civilians. They wrecked ."..oiiii trains and desire.veal :'..2(.:'. bridges. They also blew up nr destroyed 1.191 CORRECTION H. M. Miller, referred to a- "em Uex- llllilriei businessman" in llii' last issue of Facts h'arum ISews. in a businessman in Arlington* Va. lanks. 176 plane's. 378 guns. 1.001) -taTf cars and other vehicles, and blew up 895 ammunition dumps. Even wilh Ihe cus- tomary Communisl padding of figures even ei half or quarter of these figures slill remains impressive. The Germans ruefully admitted their heavy losses ami difficulties in countering this form of weir in their official reports which fell into our hands at llie end of lhe war. \ British Brigadier and Otto Heil- hriinn. presumably a German, have just published ei verv important treatise on partisan warfare as gathered from official German records. Communisl Guerrilla II inline should hi' used els el le-\I- book al W'rsl Point, ll eil-o should hi' compulsory reading fur every American officer regardless of branch nf service. It fills a definite want in our intellectual armory againsl world communism, and sheeuld he in everv first-cleiss library. —K. Baarslag The Turning of the Tides By Paul W. Shafer and John Howland Snow. The Longhoeise, Inc., Publishers P. O. Box 1103 Grand Central Annex, New York 17. N. Y., 1953, 187 pp., clofhboeind. S3.00; paperbound, $2.00. \ In.I potato in the educational controversy is The Turning of /lie Titles. \iilhors Shafer and Snow have done lhal mean old thing. They have soughl lo indie i our educational social recon- structors nut of their own mouths. The hook is a valuable and highly Interesting compilation of strona documentation, ll is nut surprising lhal a eeipv usually turns up where a school fi.- brews. In Tail I Mr. Sn,.,, outlines Ihe early hisieuv ul ihe Intercollegiate S.eeieilisi Society, after 1921 known as the League fm- Industrial Democracy, This weis the American counterpart nf the liritish Fabian Society. In education, ils objectives wen- pursued hv the Progressive Education \ssociation. Part II is a speech made in the U.S. House uf Representatives hv Congressman Shafer. ll outlines lhe Socialisl movement in our nation's schools. In I'eiri III Mr. Snow presents a study of lhe Socialisl direction of lhe UN ami 1 NESCO educational program. There is abundant documentation, particularly from the I NESCO pamphlet series. "Towards World 1 nderstanding." Presented have hern the- Currents, Tides, and The Flood. Part IV is Mr. Snow's presentation nf lhe hope for a return In emphasis upon individual fie. dom under limited constitutional inn ernmenl ami ei recrudescence of thai Ivpe of patriotism which holds these things in hi' fundamental to American freedom and independence. An excellent index and an extensive bibliography is included. —G. \V. DeArmond, Jk. Page 43
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