Foreign News: The Comrade & the 99,999

One hundred thousand of the 2,000,000 French war prisoners and deportees in the Reich had been freed by the Red Army.

Last week one of the 100,000 came home. He was an obscure Breton named Corentin Le Du. The Germans had arrested him two years ago, shipped him to notorious Maidanek. After releasing him, the Russians rushed him to Moscow. Then they sent him by special plane to Paris. Frenchmen, puzzled by this exclusive treatment, soon discovered the reason: Corentin Le Du is a French Communist. He brought a message:

"Any Frenchman is greeted cordially anywhere in Russia. I was treated like...

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