BELGIUM: S-s-s-s-s-s

In Brussels as at Paris many a Communist thinks it sport to profane the Sacred Flame at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Sometimes the scalawag does it alone. But more typical is a profanation party which starts in some low cafe. Primed with as much beer as possible, the Communists set out for the Tomb in small groups.

If they escape notice they gather suddenly around the Sacred Flame and vent their spite in an effort not only to profane but to extinguish. With tolerance and discretion the Government of France ignores...

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