Foreign News: One More Close Call

This week the tension eased. Small showers of memoranda began dropping on the desks of military and civil leaders. Winston Churchill was getting well, was working again.

The Prime Minister had lingered on in the Middle East, picking up loose ends of the Cairo and Teheran conferences. Suddenly, it was announced, his cold had developed into pneumonia. During the next four days the world waited for each bulletin from 10 Downing Street. Occasionally it was stirred by rumors that the end had come. Although the people knew that on Nov. 30 Churchill had entered the last year of his Biblical allotment, it...

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