Last November France formally recognized as a Government-in-exile the Czechoslovak National Committee which set up shop in the same old house on the Rue Bonaparte, Paris, where Czechs also worked for their freedom during World War I. Last week British Foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax notified ex-President Eduard Benes of Czecho-Slovakia, leading committeeman, that His Majesty's Government was also prepared to "afford all requisite support to the Committee in its activities." Thus the Allies acquired a new ally, and a future Czecho-Slovakia, freed from German "protection," had a new Government ready to...

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