Foreign News: Maneuvers

The French Army usually holds its principal annual war games along the German frontier, but last week, while Adolf Hitler was getting ready to play with 1,000,000 men, the French played their own little game with 20,000 men in the Alps. The problem, set by General Maurice Gustave Gamelin, who not only attended the maneuvers but handshook every man in two regiments: "The capture of a mountain pass and the exploitation of its capture by a movement into the dominated valley."

In the first phase of the maneuver, the military judges decided that "The Blues" —who could only have been Italian...

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