The spirit of the plain man of Poland. A brief history of Poland, and the Polish people. Poland in the post-World War I period. The battle between Poland and Germany at the beginning of World War II. An illustration of the spirit of the plain man of Poland in his fight with Germany. Hitler's order of brute extermination of the Poles. Poland's underground press. Poland's eligibility for the United Nations. Ways in which Poland has shown that she is predestined by her ideology and designated by her history to be a constructive member of that family of nations. Some economic considerations. Poland's existence as a guarantee that the Baltic will remain open to Western ships, and that a certain nation will not impose its will on other nations settled on the shores of the Baltic. The need for a sustained unity of purpose for the United Nations to succeed. The speaker concludes his address with a reading of a letter from Poland.
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