Foreign News: The Big Parade

At Cairo the Generalissimo and Mme. Chiang Kai-shek were the first to arrive, flying in from Chungking aboard a four-engined U.S. transport plane. Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt, with their separate parties, traveled to Africa by ship, made the last leg of the trip by plane.

Tenants had been cleared out of the fashionable Mena House hotel, out near the Pyramids, and troops moved in, setting up barbed-wire barricades around an area of three square miles. When the President drove in, his limousine, with curtains drawn, was led by two motorcycle out riders, two jeeps...

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