Foreign News: The Unforgiving Lion

Until Rodolfo Graziani made it a terrifying reality for thousands of conquered Africans, the Graziani family motto — "An enemy forgiven is more dangerous than a thousand foes" — was no more sinister than scores of other Italian family mottoes handed down from the age of feuding dynasties. Soldier Graziani was 32 years old and a loud-voiced, hulking 6 ft. 4 in. when World War I broke out. But though twice wounded and twice decorated, he found himself among Italy's millions of jobless at war's end. When the government called for volunteers to...

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