INTERNATIONAL: Cross Into Crusade?

Up from their coastal bases on the Italian peninsula last week rose the dripping hulls of 80 Savoia-Marchetti seaplane bombers. Their glossy-headed young pilots turned them north, over Ostmark, over Bohemia-Moravia, over German Poland and East Prussia and up the Baltic to the besieged shores of Finland.

Officially they never started, never got there—just as the Italian planes and legions were not in Spain for a year or more.

Officially they did not cross Germany, on their way to bomb the Latvian air bases of Germany's pledged partner Russia. But if the...

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