National Affairs: None Can Stand Alone

Wearing his famed black beret and crackling with splintery opinions, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein popped into Washington last week. Though his visit was unofficial, Monty, as military chief of Europe's Western Union forces, delivered one deliberate message to the

U.S. Chiefs of Staff: if Western Europe was to stave off invasion, the Western Germans must be rearmed for defensive warfare, under Allied command†

This week Monty was to address the English-Speaking Union in Manhattan, publicly and in more general terms. But the nub of his message was the same: that the West could...

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