FRANCE: Terror for Terror

Greasy-faced, German-serving Pierre Laval, who was shot in Paris last fortnight by German-hating Paul Collette, got out of bed last week. In his Versailles hospital a doctor helped him limp down the hall to see his fellow victim, German-serving Editor Marcel Déat of L'Oeuvre.

If their condition was improving, that of the German Occupation was not. France was near a state of national revolt. In Paris a night-walking German civilian was savagely beaten up. Pistols suddenly cracked in the streets—at a Nazi sergeant, at a civilian official of the Occupation Army, at a second Nazi noncom. Marcel Gitton, a former Communist...

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