Red Week

The expression "I see red" was given another meaning in France. First, the French saw Red Ambassador Leonid Krassin arrive; second, they witnessed the arrival of Red Captain Jacques Sadoul; third, they saw the Reds in various parts of France chastised.

Krassin. In the station, several thousand Communists raucously greeted him. One Comrade Doriot proclaimed from the housetops: "Krassin has reached Paris; the revolution has begun." On every side, impressionistic Frenchmen shouted: "Vivent les Soviets!"

After his arrival at the Embassy, Ambassador Krassin issued a statement wherein...

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