FRANCE: Little Dark Scum

Behind the Franco-British-Belgian staff talks in London last week loomed the large, disquieting question of just how potent the French air force really is.

One answer was recently given in the British magazine, The Aeroplane, by its expert, temperish editor and founder, Charles Grey Grey. As editor of the standard handbook, Jane's All the World's Aircraft, Mr. Grey is also the world's No. 1 air authority. As a trained engineer fascinated by the science of war, he is emphatically anti-French and pro-German. He opened his opinion of France's air establishment with a...

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