ITALY: Rifle & Book!

"In this eleventh year of Fascism," shouted Premier Benito Mussolini to 5,000 Fascist students massed in the square below his office last week, "your watchword more than ever before is this!"—and Il Duce held up ambidextrously a rifle in one hand and a book in the other.

"Hurrah!" roared the students. "Rifle and Book! Rifle and Book! Hurrah for our Duce. Rifle and Book!" Said one of the Dictator's secretaries, "His Excellency personally devised the watchword 'Rifle and Book!' It symbolizes the twofold duty of Fascist students and is now the recognized...

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