Foreign News: South Sea Echo

Out of the pacific South Seas last week came a faint echo of Europe's thundering wars. The scattered islands of New Hebrides (off the east coast of Australia), which owe allegiance to Britain & France jointly, repudiated the Government of Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain in Vichy, pledged their resources and man power to the "free France" of General Charles de Gaulle in London. In nearby French-owned New Caledonia, where Governor Marie-Marc-Georges Pélicier has offered his allegiance to the Pétain Government, the local assembly declared its intention of continuing the war under General de...

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