Cambodia: The Gracious Jailer

For more than 1,000 U.S. servicemen now held as prisoners-of-war in Asia, life is unpleasant at best. But durance has been considerably less vile for the eleven G.I.s held by Cambodia since their landing craft strayed out of Vietnamese waters July 17. Their host, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, seized on Cambodia's 15th anniversary celebrations in Phnompenh last week to prove himself a more than gracious jailer.

Sihanouk opened his performance by sending over a tailor to deck all eleven Americans out in white linen suits. Then, when they showed up at inaugural ceremonies, Sihanouk strolled over. "Thank you for your participation,"...