ITALY: Banzai!

Nothing which ex-Soldier Adolf Hitler is being shown in Italy this week by ex- Soldier Benito Mussolini outranks in social significance the Province of Littoria, reclaimed since 1931 from the noxious swamplands of the Pontine Marshes by Italian ex-soldiers for themselves and their families. One morning last week, before the Germans should arrive in their pomp (see p. 16), Il Duce slipped behind the wheel of his little sports car, whizzed out of Rome to do at Pomezia (see map) a bit of informal work as a stonemason— which used to be his...

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