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Volume 11 Issue 12 December 1961

After the collapse of France in 1940, writes Geoffrey Warner, “French Parliamentary democracy perished at the hands of a man who had mastered its every art”.

T.H. Corfe analyses a double assassination in Dublin that long left its scar on Anglo-Irish relations.

One of the Prince’s last and most notable services to his adopted country, writes Sir John Wheeler Bennett, was the redrafting of a provocative British despatch at a moment of high tension in Anglo-American relations.