Mechanics of the election fraud Our candidates run the gauntlet Communists have many fronts The ten stricken lists We vote in spite of hell Counted out again
ON January 5, 1947, two weeks before the fraudulent Polish elections, the United States government delivered identical notes31 to the Soviet and British governments reflecting sharply on the failure of the Provisional Government to provide an election that would be in consonance with the Yalta and Potsdam Declarations.
The notes made use of my communications to the United States Ambassador in Warsaw, but the United States government had also gathered some relevant material of its own. In the notes the United States observed that there was little likelihood of free and unfettered elections under the course pursued by the Polish Provisional Government. Because of the circumstances the United States felt compelled to remind the Polish government of its obligations to live up to the Agreements made at Potsdam and Yalta.
The USSR promptly replied that it "cannot agree with the allegations" made by the United States and that it had "no intention of intervening in