CZECHO-SLOVAKIA: Farewell

CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Last week Czecho-Slovaks, busy making the best of their abbreviated state, stopped work for a moment to take melancholy leave of General Louis Eugène Faucher, for 20 years head of France's military mission in the former Czechoslovakia. During the recent crisis General Faucher resigned his commission in the French Army, offered his services to President Benes. Reviewing a guard of honor at the station in Prague, the General wept as he kissed the flag of the country whose army he had so largely created himself. As his train pulled out, a military band...

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