Foreign News: Allenby

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

Sir Robert Falconer, President of the University of Toronto, stood up before the notables of that institution and introduced a man who is perhaps the outstanding British hero of the World War.

To enumerate the decorations bestowed upon him by practically every Allied nation would be to fill half a column of TIME needlessly. He was Allenby, the last Crusader, the commander who wrested the Holy Land from the Turk (1917-18).

As such he was presented with the highest honorary degree in the gift of the University of...

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