World War, STRATEGY: Minds on Martinique

We might speedily find it necessary to occupy . . . Martinique.

U.S. Senator Walter F. George of Georgia made this remark last week. Senator George, who until three weeks ago was Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was giving his personal opinion—but he had some pretty good reasons for holding the opinion.

Senator George is no rum-&-ruin imperialist. He knows that French Martinique is a dirty, uneconomic hole. That it is a place of open sewers and shoeless feet. That its desperate romantic crumbs—Napoleon's Empress Josephine was born there, and Louis...

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