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Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: France celebrates a glorious 14th of July in 1916; the British government tightens credit in 1966.

1916 A Glorious Fourteenth of July

PARIS Yesterday [July 14] was an epoch-making Fourteenth of July in the history of France. Never did the Republic's National Holiday arouse more patriotic emotion, and never was there more cause for rejoicing. The light of confidence in victory to come shone in the face of every soldier of the gallant host that marched through the city, and all of the Allied Braves--French, British, Russians and Belgians alike--will return to the trenches filled with the knowledge, conveyed in the soul-stirring cheers of the great army of spectators, that those at home rejoice in the glory that they have won, recognize sincerely the sacrifices they have made and mourn full-heartedly for those who have died on the battle front that Freedom might live! …

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