Foreign News: Weygand Speaks

"When," asked General Maxime Weygand once in a moment of deep exasperation, "will the old man [Pétain] stop sleeping with that charcoal dealer from Chateldon [Laval]?" The distrust of the hard-bitten little soldier for the swarthy politician of the white tie was deep-seated and violent. It led many people in many capitals to speculate that Weygand might desert Vichy for Great Britain. Last week North American Newspaper Alliance's chubby, energetic Jay Allen flew to Marrakech, Morocco, scooped the world's press on Weygand's present political intentions: "I cannot give you answers to questions like...

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