Foreign News: New Bully

A new, potent figure emerged in German Europe (and, according to Moscow, got shot in the arm last week). The new man of power: 46-year-old, heavy-jawed Joseph Darnand, an experienced terrorist who now commands all police and military guards in France, dominates Vichy.

The Killer. The Germans put Darnand in power. Late last December, old Marshal Pétain first resisted, then gave in to a Nazi demand that he revamp his government, throw out many of his closest advisers, replace them with stronger men who would not be squeamish about suppressing underground resistance. One...

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