FRANCE: The Good Soldier

As dusk fell in Vichy a solitary figure could be seen walking along the banks of the Allier River evidently in deep thought, hands behind his back. But few recognized General Maxime Weygand, who tonight is still Delegate-General of the Government for French Africa with full powers to act on his own initiative in cases of emergency. Those who did bared their heads, sensing that the slight man, still athletic despite his 74 years, was engaging in a deep moral struggle.

Some recalled that at the end of May last year they had...

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