NORTH AFRICA: The General's Problem

Tired and rather haggard, General Georges Catroux, Fighting French emissary to the North African government of General Henri Honoré Giraud, arrived in London last week and registered as usual at Claridge's. Within an hour he had bathed, changed and with a bulging briefcase left in a four-year-old Buick flying the French tricolor to see his leader, General Charles de Gaulle. Behind him lay two weeks of conferences in Algiers; before him, perhaps, a solution at last of the differences which had long divided the French.

A Friend Lost? General Catroux had a problem. His conferences in Algiers with General Giraud...

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