ARMY: How to Win Allies

For the A.E.F. in Britain, the War Department got out a sprightly, good-humored little book of international etiquette. It was designed especially for soldiers seeing a new land and new customs for the first time. Its message—that superficial differences must not keep the good people of one allied country from liking the good people of another—was well worth a civilian eye. Some pointers:

≫ "The British are often more reserved in conduct than we. If Britons sit in trains or busses without striking up a conversation with you, it doesn't mean they...

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