World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ASIA: When the Rains Go

While the monsoon rains beat a devil's tattoo on the elephant-iron roofs of the Southeast Asia Command. Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten returned last week to his headquarters in Ceylon from a visit to London. In Britain he had conferred on measures to be taken when the monsoon lifts in the fall. By that time war materials of every sort can flow from the battles in the West to battles still to be fought in the East. Meantime, the Southeast Asia Command had time for recapitulation and appraisal.

In London, "Dicky" Mountbatten, looking fit and showing no trace of an eye...

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