FRANCE: Vive Hitler

Paris palpitated with reports last week that in French North Africa the Arabs were "rising" against the Jews. Instanter Jewish Premier Léon Blum rushed home from Geneva and summoned to Paris by plane Governor General of Algeria Georges Le Beau. Consternation increased as Minister of Interior Roger Salengro confided to reporters that he feared "a veritable war of religions is breaking out in North Africa!"

The facts behind this Blum cabinet hubbub were that in Algiers a Jew who had confessed to murdering an Arab was lynched by a mob of 300...

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