Foreign News: Common Sense in Normandy

FORTUNE Editor Joseph Jones, in London on Dday, visited Normandy soon after Cherbourg fell. Last week he returned to the U.S. with a firsthand report on the political realities of that fragment of France. His story:

If the common sense and cooperation demonstrated in Normandy by all concerned hold good for the rest of France, the U.S. may yet be able to retrieve its French policy from disaster. U.S. and British civil-affairs specialists learned well the lesson of AMG in Italy, and the policies being followed in Normandy are entirely new. One sentence...