FRANCE: State of Order

The New Order in France last week had all the orderliness of a jungle. The persistent feud between the German army and Adolf Hitler's Schutzstaffel (Elite Guard) had reached well across the German border into France. Having been given full police power in the Reich and occupied territories, the Schutzstaffel plastered Paris with posters proclaiming new cruelties to the Jews. Whereupon men in German army uniforms went through the streets and tore many of the posters down.

The Schutzstaffel went right ahead sending some 27,000 refugees, Jewish and otherwise, to concentration camps. But the New Order was further disheveled when...

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