ITALY: Eaters of Polenta

From exchanged British prisoners, underground reports, official announcements and other sources last week came this pic ture of Italy in its third war spring:

> A new law provides for total civilian mobilization in case of emergency (i.e., imminent invasion). Excepting only women and youths under 17, the measure gives military status to all citizens not already under arms and assigns them to military units.

> Most Italians hate 1) Mussolini, 2) the 250,000 Germans quartered in Italy, 3) the British, who offset much of the enimity toward the Germans by the recent bombings of Milan, Turin, Genoa. For the...

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