Fascist New Year

The Fascist "Year VI" ended last week, and the "Year VII" began. This chronology is official. All Italian state papers are now doubly dated, once from the birth of the Saviour and again from the inception of the Fascist Regime—just six years ago.

Therefore, last week was a sort of Fascist New Year's tide. There were mammoth processions in celebration of the "Fascist March on Rome" (see above); but also there was much quiet casting up of political accounts. Especially were the recent "diplomatic victories" of Benito...

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