The question that flared in history books and bars for 25 interwar years was cropping up again. Who won the war?
Correspondents easing into the street battles of Marseilles found clandestine newspapers coming out into the open. First editions printed by the French Forces of the Interior carry these headlines:
MARSEILLES, CONQUERED BY F.F.I., IS ENTERED BY ALLIES' TROOPS.
ALLIES' ARMIES, LED BY F.T.P.F. (FrancsTireurs et Partisans Franfais) AND FRENCH
TROOPS OF NORTH AFRICA, ENTERED MARSEILLES YESTERDAY MORNING.
F.F.I. FREES PARIS FROM YOKE OF INVADER.
In Paris censors told newsmen they might announce that Lieut. General Courtney H. Hodges' U.S. First Army was credited with the capture...