World: A Misunderstanding Ends

Cloaked by the North African darkness, eight men watched breathlessly for the signal light. At the appointed hour no light showed. In grave danger of capture, possibly of execution as spies, the men waited on. Finally, at a second prearranged hour, the light gleamed from a darkened house. Breathing more easily, the eight strode forward into the light and into the house jammed with French Army officers.

Towering, rawboned Major General Mark Wayne Clark, fresh from a submarine, had led his men into the house on a dangerous mission: to extract as much information...

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