THE ALLIES: The G.I. Problem

"We finally decided we had a problem," admitted an officer at U.S. Air Force headquarters in Ruislip, near London, last week. The decision came none too soon. For months London's sensational Sunday press and gossipmongers in Britain have been feeding a smoldering resentment on the part of Britons against the 35,000-odd U.S. airmen now stationed in their country. The age-old criticisms of the visiting American—brash boastfulness, too free spending, a careless contempt for local manners & morals—have been heard again on every side. Chief source of irritation: loose behavior of a few airmen and the hordes of British prostitutes...

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