OCCUPIED EUROPE: Massacre in Zagreb

On market day in Zagreb's sun-washed Yelachich Square townspeople used to haggle with bright-costumed peasants who had spread out their wares. From sidewalk cafés men would banter with the pretty peasant girls. One day last week the shadow of hated Major Helm, Gestapo chief for the puppet state of Croatia, swaggered in the sun across the Square. Somewhere a rifle's muzzle nosed from a window. A shot clapped. Gestapo Chief Helm flopped down on his shadow, dead. Enraged and terrified, his bodyguard swung their pistols on the crowd, hurled hand grenades among the tables of a close-packed sidewalk cafe....

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