About to take over as Commander in Chief of all SHAPE'S armies in Germany, France and the Low Countries: France's five-star General of the Army Alphonse-Henri Juin.
Born: Dec. 16, 1888, at Bône, Algeria, a policeman's son.
Education: From Algerian high school to St. Cyr Military Academy, where in 1911 he graduated first in a class that included Charles de Gaulle.
World War I: A lieutenant in the Moroccan Division on the Western Front. Cited in dispatches five times, decorated on the field of battle, twice wounded. His right arm was so crippled that it became...