ITALY: Aprilia Furrow

If Benito Mussolini was worried last week by the mounting costs of his African war or the continued resistance of the Ethiopians, he gave no sign of it to a hundred foreign journalists who motored out with him to what used to be the Pontine marshes, are now rich wheat fields and model Fascist towns. In the past six years three of such towns have been built (Littoria, Sabaudia, Pontinia), all following the same basic plan, and all equipped with a town hall, parish church, school, police station, Fascist headquarters, cinema, sports field and playgrounds before the first private...

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