BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 50.10
October 12, 1949
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The fortnightly Soviet Bibliography is an attempt to list on a
current basis the most significant published materials having to do with
S the Soviet Union, its foreign policy, economic and social development,
and its impact upon the satellite countries and the world in general.
It is compiled by the Division of Library and Reference Services and is
based primarily on materials available in the central collection of the
Department of State but also including publications in other libraries
of the Washington area. Only materials in the English language are in-
cluded and the periodical articles are selected from about 50 of the
most pertinent and scholarly journals currently published.
Emphasis must be placed on the fact that the bibliography lists
only a fraction of the pertinent material in the Department's collec-
tion. Requests for supplementary and additional materials are always
The Division of Library and Reference Services is prepared to
supply on loan, through its Circulation Section in accordance with
Departmental security regulations, any of the items listed in the
Bibliography. For this service authorized persons may apply to the
Circulation Section, LR, Room 202, State Annex #1, or call Republic
5600, extension 3363.
KOZLOV, I. Remaking nature in the arid zones of the USSR. In
Soviet news (London) September 7, 1949, p. 4.
PROGRESS of harvest in the Soviet Union. In Soviet news (London)
September 5, 1949, p lo1
Description of great expansion of mechenisation of agri-
ALAVIDZE, G, Toward new prosperity in the agriculture of Georgia,
In Soviet press translations(Seattle) September 15, 1949, 4:505-507.
ANTI-SEIITISM IN RUSSIA, In Continental news service (London)
September 9, 1949, p. 8-9,
The purge in the Red Army. Colonels of Jewish origin
were placed on the retired list.
DOBBS, ZYGIUND. Karl Marx: father of modern Anti-Semitism. In
Plain talk (New York) September 1949, 5:55-58,
Stalinist campaign against Jewish "cosmopolitanism" marks
a return to the program of Karl 'arx to eliminate reli-
gious groups from society.
AR Y POLAND
VIRSKI, FRLD. Slavery, victory, exile. In New leader (New York)
September 1n, 1949, 52:9.
Reviews Lt. Geno WV. Anderstbook, An army in exile, The
story of a Polish General who spent twenty months in
Soviet prison. After a treaty between Russia and Poland
had been signed, Anders was appointed Commander of the
LAP-, R. E. Critical time for A-bomb world is two years hence,
In U. S. news and world report (Washington) September 30, 1949,
LAXWRENCE, DAVID. It could mean peace. Inn U. S. news and world
report (Washington) September 30, 1949, 57:19.
If several nations manufacture the atomic bomb, it could
mean destructive war, it could also mean peace.
VIKTOROV Y. International survey. In Soviet press translations
(Seattle3 September 15, 1949, 4:491-494.
Translation from Pravda, July 10, 1949.
The Anglo-American bloc influenced the UNO commission
on the control of atomic energy and the UNO commission
on conventional armemcnts to suspend their work,
iWEiT TO DO about A-bomb now that Russie has it; U. S. is four years
ahead but plans defenses. In U. S. news and world report
(Washington) September 50, 1949, 57:15-15.
COLLECTIVE FA ,rS
COLLECTIVE FARS in the Soviet Far North. In Soviet news (London)
September 5, 1949, p. 4.
Hundreds of acres sowed vegetables and crops.
COLLECTIVE FLRYS ESTONIA
STEEP FALL in productivity of kolkhozes. In Newsletter from behind
the iron curtain (Stockholm) September 16, 1949, 159:208-210.
Newly established kolkhozes of Estonia-the forcibly
collectivized farmers feel no urge to work for the
benefit of the state, and try to avoid it whenever
SOVIET DELEGATE'S criticism of information of colonies. In Soviet
news (London) September 2, 1949, p. 24-.
Committee discusses information proposed by the colonial
powers referring to economic development, public health,
agriculture, labor conditions and education in colonies.
TYLER, GUS. Progressives and communists. In New republic (New
York) September 12, 1949, p. 15.
Author predicts changes in the Progressive party's
adaptation of communist line,
SOCIALISR and communism. In Socialist commentary (London)
September 1949, 15:204-206,
COJ UINIS ITALY
COITUNIST FAILURES in Italy. In Continental news service (London)
September 9, 1949, p. 5-6.
COM 7UISH UNITED STATES
FAGAN, 'YRON C. Red treason in Hollywood. Hollywood, Cinema
educational guild, 1949. 121p.
KOTE\, BERNARD L. The myriads who returned. In Soviet Russia
today (New York) September 1949, p. 14-15.
The millions of Soviet DP's who gladly returned to their
homeland in contrast those who did not,
,;;HT IS BEING DONE on behalf of refugees from Communism? In Russia
(New York) August 1949, 6:6-10.
Author discusses the methods the Communist party uses
to silence or discredit the DP's story of life inside
the iron curtain,
DISPUTED AREAS TRIESTE
KIRKBY, ROBIN. I3isfortunes of a Marshal. In Soundings (London)
September 1949, p. 12-14.
Report on effect of Tito's failure to capture Trieste,
in terms both of morale and economics.
NE AND OUTSTANDING achievements of the national economy of the
USSR. In Soviet press translations (Seattle) September 15, 1949,
Translation from Izvestia, July 23, 1949.
Testifies that Soviet people, inspired and led by the
party of Lenin and Stalin, made remarkable achievements
in improving the national economy and the cultural
welfare of the workers.
ECOTONMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
CONDUCTED TOURS for foreign visitors. In Newsletter from behind
the iron curtain (Stockholm) September 16, 1949, 159:205-208.
'r :L;S, ROBERT G. Guests of the Kremlin. New York, IMacmillan,
Author, a Doolittle flier tells how he and four members
of his crew spent over a year of frustration, disappoint-
ment and disillusionment in various parts of the Soviet
SCOTT, JOHN. Russia through Russian eyes. In Life (New York)
September 26, 1949, p. 1144-.
Stories of nine former Soviet citizens, their life in
Russia and why they won't return.
SOLOVYEVA, T. Visiting the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany.
In New leader (New York) September 24, 1949, 52:22-26.
YAKOVLEV, Y. Socialist ownership the economic foundation of the
Soviet Union. In Soviet news (London) September 7, 1949, p. 1-2.
Control by capitalists and landlords has been replaced
by the power of the working people.
ECONOEMC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS ALBANIA
SYERS, KENNETH. Albania's two-year plan. In. New Central European
observer (London) September 17, 1949, 2:224.
ECOTT IC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS BULGARIA
DI-ITROV, G. I. Socialism and culture. In New Central European
observer (London) September 17, 1949, 2:225-224,
Extracts from a speech made last February in Sofia. An
analysis of culture in a People's Democracy.
VOROBYEV, N. Five years of people's democratic rule in Bulgaria.
In New times (Noscow) Septemocr 7, 1949, p. 4-6.
Reviews Bulgarian economic and.social developments
since the defeat of Germany and explains the new five-
BOLDIREV, N. L. School discipline; sidelights on Soviet education-
al methods. In Soviet weekly (London) September 8, 1949, p. 9a
F' :.RE THE SCHOOLS for the school year. In Soviet press transla-
tions (Seattle) September 15, 1949, 4:504-505.
Editorial Pravda, August 2, 1949.
Soviet government undertakes to institute universal seven-
SOVIET TEACHERS honored in work, constantly improve selves. In
USSR information bulletin (Washington) September 23, 1949, 9:585-
TOPCHIYEV, ALEXANDER. Practical science teamed with workers gives
Soviet Union unique role. In USSR information bulletin (7Tashington)
September 25, 1949, 9:579-580.
Mechanics lecture in academies.
RHAPSODY No. 1.
poscow trials move to Budapest; Rajk and co, also
In New leader (New York) October 1, 1949, 42:5.
In Newsweek (New York) September 26, 1949, 54:56-
Trial of Laszlo Rajk, communist, formerly Hungery Minister
of Interior and Foreign Minister.
FACTORIES AND PLANTS
ALIFANOV, VLADIIVR. Three to four new factories open daily in USSR.
In USSR information bulletin (Ufashington) September 23, 1949, 9:574-
VASILIEV, V. Union contract in Stalin auto plant gives workers
great benefits. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
September 25, 1949, 9:581-582,
FISHING AND INDUSTRY
The Soviet fishing industry.
September 1949, p. 16-17.
In Soviet Russia
today (New York)
FOREIGN POLICY UKRAINE
UKRANIAN NATIONAL council. Documents of Ukranian foreign policy,
FOREIGN POLICY YUGOSLAVIA
TOPALOVICH, ZIRKO. Leader of Yugoslav socialist says West should
support Tito. In New leader (New York) September 10, 1949, 52:6.
FOREIGN RELATIONS SATELLITE STATES
LIND, JOHN H. Facts vs. fancies behind Gunther's curtain. In
PlaTntalk (New York) September 1949, 3:45-45.
Analysis of John Gunther's Behind the curtain. See
Bibliography No. 50.2
STERS, KENNTETH. John Gunther's curtain. In New Central European
observer (London) September 17, 1949, 2:227-228,
Criticizes John Gunther's book, Behind Europe's curtain.
Cited in Bibliography INo. 50,2
FOREIGN RELATIONS UNITED STATES
RYBAKOFF, NICHOLAS P. A contemporary parallel. In Russia (Hew
York) August 1949, 6:4-6.
Historical analysis of Russian attitude towards United
SMITH, EDWIN E, American- Soviet friendship will yet prevail. In
Soviet Russia today (New York) September 1949, p. 3+-.
TARSAIDZE, ALEXLANDER,. John Quincy Adams in Russia. In Russia
(New York) August 1949, 6:10-15,
(Continued from No. 82, July, 1949) John Quincy
Adams as American Ninister to Russia. (To be continued)
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
1AYN, JARK. Crisis in Yugoslavia. In New republic (New York)
September 25, 1949, p, 14-16,
Economic crisis and tension in Belgrade. Moscow's
determination to overthrow Tito government has resulted
in pervading sense of crisis in Belgrade.
KEEPING TITO afloat. In Newsweek (New York) September 26, 1949,
westernn powers agreed to supply Tito with raw materials
YfALICIOUS DESERTERS pilloried. In New tines (Voscow) September 7,
1949, p. 1-3.
Soviet people regard the Yugoslav government as a ma-.
licious deserter from the camp of democracy and social-
ism to the camp of imperialism and fascism.
NOTE OF THE SOVIET government to the Yugoslav government. In New
times supplement (Moscow) September 7, 1949, no, 57, p. 1-7.
Soviet government note of August 11 claims Yugoslavia
betrayed the people in the Carinthian question,
NOTE OF SOVIET GOVERNMENT to Yugoslav government. in Soviet weekly
(London) September 8, 1949, p. 5--.
Note concerning the Soviet Union's attitude towards
Yugoslav claims to Austria in connection with the dis-
cussion of the draft Austrian treaty. Full text of
his note appeared in Soviet weekly of August 18.
ELDISTA, BOGDAN. Tito: ally or co-belligerent? j. New leader
(New York) October 1, 1949, 42:5,
Author's view of Tito's fight with the Kremlin. Soviet
Union is not only trying to get rid of Tito; h3r aim
is to dismember Yugoslavia itself.
TH(I'PSON, DOROTHY. Kremlin blasts at Tito mean warx In Now leader
(New York) September 10, 1949, 52:1.
Author says it is the Soviet Union policy to destroy
fascism wherever it may appear
TITO and the West. In Soundings (London) September 1949, p. 4.
Yugoslav communists and Tito at Pola declare that they
will not accept help at the price of political con-
YUGOSLAV GOVERNIENT'S treachery, lies, exposed by new Soviet note.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) September 25, 1949, 9:557-
Note concerning Yugoslav claims to Austria in connection
with the discussion of the draft Austrian treaty.
DEVELOP AND IMPROVE Soviet trade in every way. In Soviet press
translations (Seattle) September 15, 1949, 4:500-501.
Editorial Pravda, July 10, 1949.
FOREIGN TRADE SATELLITE STATES
PAROIOV, M. How trade assists Eastern Europe. In Soviet Russia
today (New York) September 1949, p. 104-.
Economic cooperation and trade between People's
Democracies and the Soviet Union is growing rapidly.
BALZAK, S. S., ed. Economic geography of the USSR. ,New York,
Lacmillan, 1949, 620po
A study of Soviet natural resources and industrial po-
tential, Contains maps, index of place names, bibli-
ography, and other explanatory material.
GER'-ANY FOREIGN RELATIONS POLAND
ZAejADSKI, ALEXANDER. Ten years ago: Hitler's attack on Poland.
Soviet weekly (London) September 8, 1949, p. 5.
In a speech on the 10th anniversary of Hitler's attack
on Poland, author empLnsises that Poland will never
again be the vassal of imperialists.
G -. .'
HARPER, SAYUEL N. The government of the Soviet Union. 2d. edo
NeT York, Van Nostrand, 1949. 569p.
GREAT INCREASE of Moscow's industrial output. In Soviet news
(London) September 7, 1949, p. 1.
Report on completion of five-year plan by November 7.
"HIOST VIGOROUS and irrepressible movement of our times". In Soviet
weekly (London) September 8, 1949, p. lo
An editorial in Pravda on the 14th anniversary of
Stakhanov's movement, Stakhanov movement represents
the future of industry, and the rise in the cultural
and technical level of the working class.
WORKERS' COMPETITION in USSR.
September 9, 1949, p. 9-11.
In Continental news service (London)
SLAVE LABOR in Soviet Russia,
September 15, 1949, 2:2.
In Ukrainian bulletin (New York)
LABOR, FORCED CZECHOSLOVAKIA
GPU methods shock even Czech communists. In New leader (New York)
September 24, 1949, 52:64-.
An account by a former prisoner in one of communist
LAPD :REFORM GERMANY
SCARLETT, DORA. Farming in the Soviet zone. In New Central
European observer (London) September 17, 1949, 2:226.
Land reforms agreed upon by all the Allied Powers
have been carried out only in the Soviet zone.
TINES AND U1NING
IDFFAT, ALEXANDER. Safety in Soviet coal mines. In Soviet news
(London) September 2, 1949, p. 4.
The miners of Scottish delegate speak over Moscow radio
of new safety developments.
"V1E SCOTTISH MINERS envy the Soviet miners." In Soviet news
(London) September 1, 1949, p. 2.
The Scottish delegation makes trip to the Moscow region
and Donets Basin coal fields.
jINES AND I.INING CZECHOSLOVAKIA
STORM, WALTER. The Vrbensky mine -2. The miners in war and libera-
tion, In New Central European observer (London) September 17,
Continuing his series of articles, Storm deals with
Vrbensky mine during the war and ir.mediately after.
OCCUPATION POLICY, A1ERICAN-JAPAN
"U.S.A. THWARTS JAPANESE democratisation". In Soviet weekly (London)
September 8, 1949, p. 5.
Pravda and Izvestia articles in commemoration of Japan
OCCUPATION POLICY, RUSSIAN GO-; L:Y
mIYTZKOWSKY, H:ERR~ '. Germany's mystery city. In Plain talk
(New York) September 1949, 5:28-31,
Reports from two Koeni,gsberg residents who escaped
from the Soviet zone after living under the Russian
BERNAL, J. D. A scientist speaks on peace. In Soviet weekly
(London) September 8, 1949, p. 0.
DOVZHENKO, ALEXANDER. The Soviet people are staunch defenders of
peace. In Soviet news (London) September 7, 1949, p. 3.
A film producer's speech on peace.
GRlOWTHER, J. G. "Moscow gives us hope and confidence." In Soviet
news (London) September 1, 1949, p. 2.
Author, chairman of the British peace committee, attended
the USSR Conference of supporters of peace Additional
speeches on Peace conference given by various speakers
in the same issue.
OPARIN, ALEXANDER. Soviet scientists in the struggle for peace.
In Soviet news (London) September 5, 1949, p. 3.
A POLICY HOSTILE to peace. In Soviet news (London) September 2,
1949, p. O3
New Times commentary on liquidation of United Nations
atomic energy and conventional armaments commissions.
IT SHALL NOT happen gain: Inn Soviet news (London) September 2,
1949, p. 2,
New Times editorial.
USSR Conference of peace in Moscow. Millions of people
are making the solemn vow that war must not be repeated.
SOVIET PEOPLE speak out for world peace. In USSR information
bulletin (Washington) September 25, 1949, 9:565-565.
Representatives of the United Soviet people gathered
in Noscow August 25 for the USSR Conference for peace
in the campaign against waro
SPEECHES BY SOVIET delegates in Paris, In Soviet literature (Moscow)
August 1949, p. 155-180,
TEMPEST, E. The Soviet Union stands firm against war propaganda,
In Soviet news (London) September 7, 1949, p. 2,
A textile merchant and manufacturer from Bradford,
England speaks over Moscow radio.
THE USSR conference for peace, Lfoscow, August 25-27, 1949, p. 1-24.
(New times no. 57, Supplement)
Speeches by various speakers on Peace conference
THE WORLD CONGRESS for peace, In Soviet literature (Vbscow)
August 1949, p. 128-154.
World gathering which laid the foundation of unity in
the struggle against the instigators of war.
BONDY, FRANCOIS. Bolshevists and biographers. In Socialist
commentary (London) September 1949, 13;200-205o
Reviews Isaac Deutscher's book, Stalin, London, Oxford
university press, 1949, cited in Soviet Bibliography
CLISSOLD, STEPHEN. Whirlwind; an account of Marshal Tito's rise
to power. London, Cresset press, 1949, 245p.
Account of Tito's rise to power, throwing light on
present day phenomenon of "Titoism". Reviewed in The
Economist, July 16, 1949, 157:131. Also article
written by K. Greenlees, in Soundings (London)
September 1949, p. 47-48.
IAXI:'DV, SERGEI. When Stalin took a walk. In Plain talk (New York)
September 1949, 5:11-14.
SHUB, DAVID. Stalin in sheep's clothing. In New leader (New York)
September 24, 1949, 52:8,.
Review of Isaac Deutscher's book, Stalin: a political
biography. Cited in Bibliography No. 50.2.
RELIEF AND REHABILITATION FAR EAST
KIRBY, STUART. Imperialism and internationalism. In Far Eastern
economic review (Hongkong) August 18, 1949, 7:195-195o
Deals with prospects for economic development in the
Far East. Another article in this series appeared in
Bibliography No. 50.9, S. Kirby's: Russia and Asia.
KUZNETSOV, IVAN. How rents are fixed in USSR. In Soviet weekly
(London) September 8, 1949, p. 9.
RESISTANCE IDvVELENTS CZECHOSLOVAKIA
RESISTANCE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, in Continental news service (London)
September 9, 1949, p. 6-7,
There is no political unity in the resistance of Socialists.
ZHUKOV, YU. Chain of treacheries and betrayals. In Soviet press
translations (Seattle) September 15, 1949, 4:485-485.
Translation from Pravda, August 9, 1949, Article on
the French right-wing socialists.