National Affairs: This Is London!

In the old World War II headquarters of the Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Forces in Bushey Park, England—it is now a schoolroom—a plaque was unveiled one day last week that read: "A great man passed this way in defense of freedom. He showed the capacity for making great nations march together more truly united than ever before." Elsewhere in Britain, however, Dwight D. Eisenhower and his countrymen were having an unusually rough time of it. The stately Times feared "a Britain united in anti-Americanism—and there is a growing danger of this . ....

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