Foreign News: Le Jour de Gloire (1947)

The bitter glories of the French Resistance had lingered on into the politics of peace. Long after the common enemy was beaten, and the people of the underground had returned to their drab lives, men utterly opposed to Communism hesitated to attack Communists with whom they had shared danger in the struggle against the Germans. Even the Communists had curbed personal attacks on men like Georges Bidault, whose Resistance leadership they had accepted. But it was obvious that sooner or later the Communists would do away with such sentimental nonsense. By last week,...

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