AMERICANS ABROAD: The Gentle Alliance

AMERICANS ABROAD The Gentle Alliance Somewhere in Britain, each and every average gloomy day or night, ten U.S. airmen whisper to ten British girls ten variations on the universal theme "I love you; will you marry me?" Ten times out of ten the British girl is likely to answer "yes." Not even during the anti-Americanism that flared up after the Suez crisis did the number of Air Force-British marriages slow down from the 3,000-plus a year of the last five years.

These are no casual, tomorrow-we-die marriages of convenience,...

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