Vat 6 SIXPENCE T f u Wa/c i*ll u &tM ted Edited by Sir John Hammerfon /rm JANUARY 22,1943 GENERAL GIRAUD was appointed High Commissioner for French North Africa after the assassination of Adm. Oarlan on Christmas Eve, 1942. A renowned French military leader, he would have become generalissimo in the Battle of France, in succession to General Gamelin, had he not been taken prisoner in May 1943. This recent photograph shows him reviewing U.S. troops inN. Africa. An account of his dramatic career is given in pasc 4B6. ’ho.'o.t Planet New? NO, 1*7 WILL BE PUBLISHED FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5
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