BATTLE OF AFRICA: Island Revisited

No people was more surprised than the British, when the British Army last week opened a new assault on Madagascar. Last May British troops had landed on the island. With a little fighting and few losses they had soon taken Diégo-Suarez and territory surrounding that naval base, chief port of the big French island. The British thought then that Madagascar was safely in British hands. But they were mistaken.

Not until a communiqué announced renewal of the assault on Madagascar did most of the public realize that Madagascar had never been under...

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