Foreign News: Case Unsolved

The mysterious case of France's grey, aging General Henri Honoré Giraud, who was recently rumored to have made an almost incredible escape from a German prison (TIME, May 11), was still unsolved. It was said that he was at liberty in Vichy, had refused to parole himself, but had sworn allegiance to Marshal Pétain and promised not to join the Free French forces. At week's end came another rumor: General Giraud had been arrested in Switzerland for traveling with false papers.


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