Attack in Africa

December 1941
New Republic;12/1/41, Vol. 105 Issue 22, p720
Focuses on the military strategy adopted by the British forces against North Africa. Removal of Maxime Weygand as military commander of French North Africa; Suggestion that Germans forced the removal of Weygand; Realization of the increased threat to South America undoubtedly explains the U.S. occupation of Dutch Guiana; Fact that a German force in French Northwest Africa could, however, offer serious resistance to British troops chasing the Italians and Germans out of Libya; Effect of removal of Weygand on supplies to French North Africa; Discussion of the policy of semi-appeasement.


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