People: The Busy Life

While passengers on the Queen Elizabeth lined the rails before dawn to cheer them off, General Dwight D. Eisenhower and wife Mamie boarded a tender, headed for Cherbourg dockside. At a breakfast reception in the customs shed, the general drank a champagne toast with Cherbourg's Mayor Edmond Soufflet, recalled that his arrival this time had been considerably easier than his Normandy landing more than six years ago, added seriously: "With God's help, and with all of us working together, we can keep peace." The general then boarded a plane for Paris and his...

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