World Battlefronts: Good Job

King George VI flew to North Africa last week to review victorious Allied troops and seamen. He did a thorough, workmanlike, pleasant job. He reviewed British troops, troops of the U.S. Fifth Army. He ate lunch with U.S. officers, joked, laughed, praised the food. He visited battlefields, British and American cemeteries, hospitals, warships, airfields. He attended church at a naval chapel, talked with sailors, admirals, merchant mariners, nurses, wounded veterans, privates and generals. Everyone seemed pleased with him. He seemed pleased with everyone.


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