BELGIUM: Rexist Rashness

In Belgium last week the vaguely liberal Cabinet of Premier-Professor Paul van Zeeland was physically threatened by sleek and slim young Leon Degrelle and his Rexists, the newly potent Belgian Catholic-Fascist movement which takes its name from Chrisfus Rex. The Rexist newsorgan, Rex, had just boldly admitted that M. Degrelle had visited Berlin a few weeks before. Doubtless emboldened by Nazi bigwigs, he openly threatened last week to bring 250,000 Rexists on chartered trains to Brussels and "sweep out the van Zeeland Government!" This Rexist rashness caused Belgium's Premier to forbid...

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