LIBERIA: The Wicked Flee

The only republic in Africa, little Liberia, was last month busting with pride.

Like other republics great & small, Liberia had had a Nazi Fifth Column; unlike most others, Liberia had got rid of it, apparently for good and all, in a torrid two-act drama.

First act: Warned of a Nazi plot to assassinate him and take over the Government, Liberia's longtime President, short, scholarly-looking Edwin James Barclay, called the N.C.O.s of the 1,000-man Liberian Frontier Force into secret conclave. Next day, as Nazi leaflets fluttered in the streets, the N.C.O.s rounded...

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