Foreign News: Strip Strip Hooray

From the beginning of World War II, responsible Britons have feared that the Empire might fall apart geographically, or politically, or economically, or militarily —and have taken all steps they could to shore up the old girl. But last week they were gravely concerned about another danger: that she might tumble to pieces morally.

An inevitable complement to the wartime phenomenon of brief home leaves from France has been the desire of young soldiers to pack into a short time enough fun to provide months of front-line memories. Nightclub and theatre promoters have been quick to capitalize—until by last week nudity had...

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