ITALY: Red Fog

Modena's cobbled streets and medieval squares were curtained in thick morning mist. Toward Adolfo Orsi's iron foundry 10,000 workers carrying red flags advanced in long columns. Police were there to meet them. The marchers swung away from the foundry toward Orsi's two other factories. The police, leaving 30 men to guard the foundry, followed the marchers. Too late they discovered that they had been outmaneuvered: the foundry was the main objective after all. The workers rushed the gates 1,000 strong, while others circled the foundry to climb over the back walls. Police...

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