Foreign News: Difficulty of Waging War

In Zagreb, capital of "independent" Croatia, curfew rings at 11. A fortnight ago, intrigued by the announcement that curfew would not ring that night until 12, the good folk of Zagreb gathered inquisitively in the main square. Shortly after 11, Foreign Minister Mladen Lorkovich appeared, thundered that the puppet government of Ante Pavelich had decided to declare war on the U.S.

The good people of Zagreb retired to cafes to examine the situation over another glass of red wine. Having failed to discover any possible front on which their terrifying Ustachi could meet the wicked foe, the good people of Zagreb went...

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