Realism in North Africa

May 1943
New Republic;5/3/43, Vol. 108 Issue 18, p582
Focuses on the differences between army generals Henri Honore Giraud and Charles de Gaulle in North Africa. Statesmanship shown by de Gaulle greater than that of Giraud; Preference of Giraud for a provisional government composed chiefly of governors of French colonies in France after World War II; Intention to exclude the representatives of underground who are the only true spokesmen that metropolitan France possesses at the present time; Responsibility of the U.S. in connection with the French situation; Problems faced by the U.S. in its North African policy due to agreements which were made many months before they landed in the area; Policy of the U.S. towards Indian freedom.


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