ITALY: Retreat of the West

As Catholics and as logical Latins, Italians viewed with dismay last week the physical retreat before advancing Bolshevism of the 118,000 Germans who abruptly left the Baltic States on orders of the Führer (see p. 21). Even the carefully controlled press began to express this feeling.

Il Corriere della Sera, leading newsorgan of Italy's Pittsburgh (Milan): "This is the West which retreats in the face of the union of the East—a Bunion which continues slowly reaching all objectives without shots or ultimatums. . . . After seven centuries of battle against Slav...

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