INDIA: Soldier of Peace

(See Cover) In Simla last week, 21 Indians and one Englishman struggled to solve one of the world's most vexatious problems — giving self-government to India. The Englishman bore the resounding proconsular title of His Excellency, Field Marshal the Right Honorable Viscount Wavell (rhymes with naval) of Cyrenaica and Winchester. It mattered little that the title of Viscount of Winchester was as exotic in Simla as the Maharaja of Patiala would be in Wapping Old Stairs. In Lord Wavell was embodied the military might and the political glory of one of...

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