Foreign News: Tally Ho!

Last week all France went hunting—and the quarry was man. The patriots were having their long-looked-for day. In city streets and country woods, Frenchmen and their wives and children tracked down the Germans and collaborationists like animals. Sometimes the quarry was dispatched out of hand. More often, by an instinct for justice and law that was stronger than vengeance or terror, the quarry was jailed.

¶ In Paris, 7,000 alleged collaborators were in prisons or concentration camps which had just been emptied of their patriot prisoners.

¶ Gaullist special police finecombed every...

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