FRANCE: Belated Truth

TIME (Dec. 26) had reported that the French army's Chief of General Staff Georges Marie Joseph Revers had been relieved of duty because of a leak of French political secrets to IndoChina's Communists. For three weeks after the report was printed, the French government said not a word. A few French newspapers hinted at serious charges against Revers and his friend, retired General Charles Emmanuel Mast. In the cozy Chez Albert, where France's deputies dine in the shadow of the grimy Palais-Bourbon, hushed conversation turned more & more to I'affaire des généraux....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!