Foreign News: End to Chivalry

When the first enemy bombers were shot down over Wilhelmshaven and Scapa Flow in 1939, both Germany and Great Britain buried the raiding fliers with full military honors. By last week, 17 months of brutal bombardment had, so far as civilians were concerned, twisted the lingering chivalric traditions of Air War I into the bitter hatreds of Air War II.

Said Sussex villagers of five Nazis killed in a crash near Steyning: "We don't want them in our churchyard. These Germans are antichrist. They acknowledge no God but Hitler. Why should Christian burial be given pagans?" Required by law to bury all...

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