A story of a recent conversation between Generals Eisenhower and Zhukov went the rounds of the occupation forces last week.
Zhukov: "We have some German synthetic oil plants that we captured. . . . We have been unable to get them operating. I understand you have some running. . . . Could some of our experts come over and see. . . ?"
Eisenhower: "Certainly, send them over. We will show them how to do it."
Zhukov: "You mean you do not have to ask your Government?"
Eisenhower: "Of course not. Send them over."
Zhukov was astounded and pleased. He was also unable to...