FRANCE: The Admiral's Trips

The Admiral's chauffeur began to get panicky. He had been lost for nearly an hour on obscure byroads north of Paris.

What made it serious was that Admiral Darlan was on his way to a conference which might affect the whole future of France—a meeting with Adolf Hitler. A corry way to spend Christmas, but an urgent cause; it was awful to be lost.

At last he got bearings on Beauvais, and found the village. He waited while the Admiral went in to talk with the Conqueror. When Jean Darlan came out he was...

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