FRANCE: Retain Joins Up

Shining symbol of French courage and resistance is aged Marshal Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Petain, who not only repelled the Germans at Verdun in 1916 but restored the spirit of victory in the French Forces in the dark days of '17. More than once in the past five troubled years the old man has been talked of as the man to rally a united France. Times had never been worse than they were last week when the legendary defender of France, firm and erect at 83, returned from his Ambassadorship to...

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