The hail of American bombs over Italy exposed a unique facet of Axis frustration. From Italy went up a wail, spread by the German news agency DNB:

"While the United States air pirates in Europe destroy works of art and culture, there are no such targets in their country. Their country is a jungle of concrete and steel and petrol, of banks and similar institutions. Their art treasures are the longest and most ugly bridge in the world, the highest and most ugly building in the world and the largest and most ugly statue in the world.

"It could hardly be called...

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