NATO: The Marshal Steps Down

"My profession," said France's testy, unpredictable Alphonse Juin in Morocco in 1951, "is to make war−and I am making war." There were others who thought his job in Morocco was to make a peace possible−but then, Alphonse Juin was always a man of stormy views. The son of a French policeman in Algeria, Soldier Juin followed his profession with vigorous abandon from the moment of his graduation from Saint Cyr, declaring war on virtually everybody who opposed him. Cleaving first to Pétain after the fall of France in World War II, he later...

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