WESTERN FRONT: Soar Push

The chiefs of the Allied Armies, Generalissimo Maurice Gustave Gamelin and towering (6 ft. 4 in.) General Sir Edmund ("Tiny") Ironside, came together with their staffs on French soil last week. The English Channel was closed south of the Downs by a minefield. Across it into France, General Sir Edmund delivered some 100,000 British troops to the land forces operating under General Gamelin's supreme command. At the same time the air chiefs met, Sir Cyril L. N. Newall and General Joseph Vuillemin. In the air the Briton is the boss, but in...

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