In 1929 gelatin-slick Leon Marie Joseph Ignace Degrelle, who later became leader of Belgium's Fascist Rexists, left Belgium for Mexico to fight for civilization and against the persecution of Catholics. Later he published a book about his experiences. But the Belgian Minister to Mexico said that Leon Degrelle had never been there.
In 1936 Leon Degrelle left for France, to preach civilization and Rexism. At the border, French gendarmes hustled him off the train.
In 1937 Leon Degrelle left for Spain to fight for civilization and Francisco Franco. He never showed up.
Last week Leon Degrelle left for Russia to fight for...