Cash and kudos have been traditional rewards of Britain's war leaders. Two months ago the Labor Government violated the cash-grant tradition (TIME, Nov. 12). But this week, in the longest New Year's Honors List in history (some 10,000 names), it toed the line by handing them their traditional victors' laurels.
Among the new viscounts:
¶ Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, 62, the dapper, decisive Ulsterman who was Britain's Chief of Staff through the war's worst years. Current assignment: a 30,000-mile tour of British trouble spots.
¶ Field Marshal Sir Harold Rupert L. G....