Planning Ahead

The White House routine went on. The President did his work adequately, shoring up his domestic defenses just enough to hold a bit longer. But the U.S. was not watching him; and he was not watching the U.S. All eyes were on Tunisia.

To Casablanca's history of words, the more durable history of deeds was now being added. The first real victory over Nazi troops was in the making (see p. 16).

Franklin Roosevelt, planning ahead, looked to his military "eyes." The eyes, better known as Brigadier General Patrick J. Hurley, the President now recalled from the post of Minister to New...

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