TITLE

Eisenhower Africanus

AUTHOR(S)
Gallicus
PUB. DATE
November 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;11/1/43, Vol. 109 Issue 18, p609
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the problems that U.S. general Dwight D. Eisenhower dealt with when his troops campaigns in North Africa. Account of events surrounding the speculations of a civil war between Henri Philippe Pétain's loyalists and French patriots in Algeria led by general Henri Girourd; Measures taken by Eisenhower to deal with the chances of native mutiny in Algeria amidst anti-ally propaganda by the Axis powers within the Arabs; Use of French police force to circumvent the activities of German and Italian agents; Efforts of Eisenhower to deal with the German forces landing from the borders of Sicily, Italy; Account of the popularity of Eisenhower among French and British troops; Events surrounding Eisenhower's plans to invade Italy.
ACCESSION #
14685589

 

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