Foreign News: Revolt & Revenge

"That looks like one of them," said the grim-faced French colon. From the six Moroccan tribesmen bound together with a single rope, he picked out a shaven-headed Berber, captured by the French Foreign Legion in the plundered shambles that had been the prosperous town of Oued Zem (pop. 4,600). A helmeted Legionnaire slapped the suspect on the head and led him out to be shot. Thus, last week began France's bloody revenge for one of the bloodiest massacres of Europeans in modern colonial history.

La Date Fatidique and the days following the fateful date...

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