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Christmas Editorials from 1944: ‘a new Europe, democratic, prosperous, progressive’

Members of the Women’s Army Corps decorate their tent on the Italian front in the Appennine mountains, December 1944. Photograph: Margaret Bourke-White/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty . As reprinted in The Guardian.

Some things never change. Like fears and hopes concerning the future of democracy. The Guardian has reprinted its editorial from December 23, 1944. Read it and see how much it still resonates today.


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