FRANCE: Eyes East

"The Government will take the same chance as the Parisians," replied Edouard Daladier last week to a Deputy who wanted to know if the Republic's officials intended to evacuate the plane-threatened capital.

With all in readiness along her Maginot Line for heavy assault on Germany's western front, an empire ruling France was also exceedingly busy overseas. Out of retirement, to go to Syria and take supreme command of an Allied campaign with Great Britain, Turkey and perhaps Greece, Premier Daladier called France's smart little General Maxime Weygand,...

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