Foreign News: L'Affaire Giraud

Curiouser & curiouser grew L'Affaire Giraud.

Four weeks after Henri Honore Giraud, Army General, turned up in Switzerland, crossed into Vichyfrance and told of his daring escape from a Nazi prison, some questions were still unanswered:

How could a 63-year-old slither down a makeshift rope from a cliff-walled Nazi fortress? How could a politically important prisoner escape from such a feudal bastion, guarded every hour by men alert to his potential value? Why would such an escaped prisoner walk into the arms of stooges working in handcuff harmony with his erstwhile captors?

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