Foreign News: A King Is Available

Last week's apparently panicky shifting of French allegiances left the world wondering who, exactly, was loyal to whom. Final answers to that question would have to wait. But sensational rumors said that many French officers who, for the moment, seemed enemies were really devoted to the same long-standing cause: the restoration of the French monarchy. Those in France naturally still found it expedient to placate Adolf Hitler. Those in French Africa found it profitable to side with the U.S. invasion forces. There was even a special advantage in this dualism: the monarchist movement...

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