Letters, Dec. 16, 1935

Non-Political Croix de Feu

Sirs: As a reader of TIME and a member of the League known as the Croix de Feu, I write to protest against the term ''fascist" as applied to that organization or to its Chief, Lieut. Colonel de La Rocque [TIME, Nov. 4]. The Croix de Feu came into existence shortly after the end of the World War, as did many associations of veterans. In contrast to other similar organizations, however, the Croix de Feu restricted its membership to a selected group of men, in that it not only required...

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