FRANCE: Too Busy!

In Great Britain the honorary president of a vast pyramid of women's war organizations is Queen Elizabeth, whose wardrobe contains a choice assortment of female uniforms (TIME, Oct. 9). Last week in Paris petite Eve Curie, newly installed as Chief of the Feminine Section of the Ministry of Information, made it very plain to the press that most French women, unlike their British sisters, have no time for flossy uniforms, showy organizations. From the French point of view, the fact that Britain still has less than 1,000,000 men under arms, whereas France...

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