ITALY: Fascist Queen: Eden Trap

Up early one morning last week were all of Italy's royal women, notably H. R. H. the Duchess of Aosta. blue-eyed Crown Princess Marie Jose and imposing Queen Elena, who at 8:45 a. m. in a drizzling rain mounted the marble stair of Rome's Monument to the Unknown Soldier.

Amid the dead silence of a massed throng which pack-jammed the enormous square and all side streets. Queen Elena opened her velvet handbag, extracted with visible emotion her gold wedding ring and the King's, dropped them into a large bronze urn. An Archbishop advanced and blessed two iron rings lying on a...

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