Foreign News: Back from Bondage

The steady stream of Frenchmen returning from German bondage became a torrent. In a single day last week 20,000 repatriated prisoners poured through the Government's reception centers. They were tired men, smiling out of their fatigue, longing fiercely for home. Fiercely longing women met them.*

One gaunt Parisian, gone five years, hurried unannounced to his home. He was too spent to climb the five flights to his door, so the janitor went up to tell his wife the good news. When she came down, her husband lay dead of a heart attack.

Another returned with a cooing blond baby in his arms. His...

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