The author went to French North Africa in 1941 as one of a small group of American "vice-consuls" sent to spy out the land. The major part of this book is an account of his experiences. His later chapters, however, go off into an attack on the de Gaulle régime, the head of which Mr. Pendar finds guilty of pronounced anti-democratic tendencies.
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