Foreign News: Forever England

After five years in the German Reich, Winston Churchill's "dear Channel Islands" were back in the British Empire last week. The Germans had surrendered. Cheering crowds lined the harbor of St. Peter Port, the port of Guernsey, to greet the British battalions. Then, out of an assault craft stepped an austere, black-clad man. On his head was a black bowler. In one hand he held a tightly rolled umbrella. Under one arm he hugged a black G.R. (a dispatch case with a George Rex imprint). At the first sight since 1940 of a typical London civil servant, the crowd burst spontaneously...

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