FRANCE: They Are French!

"Vive Daladier! Vive la France!" rang out with spontaneity in Corsica, Tunisia and Algiers last week as Premier Edouard Daladier toured France's Mediterranean and North African possessions. The Daladier visit was officially an inspection of French defenses. Actually it was France's firm reply to recent, inspired Italian clamor for Corsica and Tunisia. Last week's answer told Italy: "Just try to take them!"

Magic. At Corsica the French used a neat bit of pagan lore to warn off the Italians. As the Premier was being ecstatically hailed by the fiery islanders in Ajaccio...

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