Darlan and Giraud

January 1943
New Republic;1/4/43, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the assassination of Admiral Jean François Darlan. Impact of his death on the political situation in North Africa and France; Absence of full information on his assassination; Use of power by him to get rid of Fighting French sympathizers, and replace them by his own clique; Selection of General Henri Giraud to take Darlan's place; Discussion of Giraud in the American newspapers as the non-political general who will be able to bridge the gap between the French factions.


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