Education: Clandestine Schools

In Brazil, Axis propaganda mills work day & night. Three years ago, when he established his New State. Brazil's President Getulio Vargas found that his country had 1,200 German schools teaching exclusively in German, that 500 of his new Army conscripts spoke no Portuguese (Brazil's national language). Thereupon President Vargas decreed that every Brazilian school must employ Brazilian teachers, must teach Portuguese. Because they disobeyed his decree, he promptly closed 200 German schools, 60 Japanese. But the Japs were not so easily squelched.

Last fortnight Brazilians were treated to a report by their Department of Education as lurid as a story by...

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