FRANCE: Terror

Last week, to the great, grim tragedy of France was added the Nazi Terror. With superb irony, its setting was Paris' shoddy, working-class XIe Arrondissement (eleventh ward), once the cradle, now the abattoir of French Republicanism. France was stirring against the Germans and the Germans had no intention of letting the stir progress to an upheaval.

Chief Terrorist was beak-nosed General Heinrich von Stulpnagel, German commander of Occupied France, ably and professionally supported by veteran French and Nazi police. Early-bird Parisians were puzzled by public notices announcing tem porary closing of the...

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