Foreign News: Puzzle

Aged 74, Hero Marshal Henri Philippe Petain had the French Government puzzled last week by his recent announcement: "I desire to be buried among those who died under my command.''

Officials pointed out that to win the distinction of common military burial among Frenchmen who fell in the War one must, according to law, have died between Aug. 2, 1914 and Oct. 24. 1919. whereas martial Marshal Petain is still alive.

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