INTERNATIONAL: Back to the 16th Century

Last week a cynical 20th-century warlord used 16th-Century emotions to turn a conquest into a crusade.

The Nazi radio blared calls to the crusade against Communism. The Nazi propaganda machine went into action on all fronts. To the chancelleries of Europe went word that Adolf Hitler demanded from each "friendly" country a token force to free Europe from the Communist menace.

Six nations were at war beside Germany at week's end: Italy, Hungary, Rumania, Finland, Slovakia, Croatia—three more than fought for Germany at any time in World War I. In Spain the Naziphile...

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