OCCUPIED EUROPE: Heirs to Attila

Precedents there were aplenty. In 70 A.D. Roman legions under Titus destroyed Jerusalem, slaughtered 1,100,000, sent 97,000 into slavery. Attila the Hun sacked and burned all of Northern Italy, spared Rome only after Pope Leo I appeared in the Hun camp with an eloquent plea for the Holy City. Genghis Khan butchered the people of Samarkand, razed the city.

Last week Franklin Roosevelt and the Yugoslav Government-in-Exile were convinced that Nazi Germany had, not only precedent, but a blueprint for the destruction of Belgrade, pre-war Yugoslavia's capital city. Belgrade, according to Berlin, is the operations...

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