Foreign News: Still a Funny Race

The German conquerors of France had anticipated an upsurge of national feeling on Armistice Day and had destroyed all monuments commemorating French victories on the old World War I battlefields of Alsace and Lorraine. Left standing in lonely vigil were the stone sentries erected by Americans.

Unable to display their feelings openly, Frenchmen prepared in gardens and cellars.

On the morning of Armistice Day, Colmar, Alsace, beheld a strange parade. Hundreds of snails crept through the streets. They were smeared under the wheels of traffic; they squished under the boots of Nazi troops,...

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