INTERNATIONAL: Anniversaries

Other European nations planned to forego Armistice Day exercises this week. Italy last week celebrated her World War victory over Austria-Hungary in her own Armistice Day (Nov. 4) ceremonies. The Prince of Piedmont, heir to the throne, representing the House of Savoy, and Premier Benito Mussolini, representing the Fascist Party, saluted and knelt together before the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the foot of the huge Vittorio Emanuele II monument in Rome.

Another date which official Italy chose to forget was the second anniversary (Nov. 6) of the now defunct anti-Comintern Pact....

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