Foreign News: Surplus Liquidators

Five U.S. Army trucks, manned by unguarded German P.W.s, rumbled along Paris' Champs Elysées. Watching the procession amid indifferent French boulevardiers, a U.S. captain growled: "It's got so the American Army in France is practically run by Heinie prisoners."

Xenophobic Frenchmen, who last year wailed over the excessive number of Américains in their country, now grumble that there are not enough G.I.s to escort the Boches. Last week, French indignation reached a new high near Reims, when several hundred demonstrators protested against Nazi P.W. insolence and arrogance. Down came a U.S Army roadside sign...

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