The news that Paris was free stirred
BBC's Director General to an act of Gallic impulsiveness: he ordered a
tricolor flown from the roof. It floated proudly until a sharp-eyed
Frenchman phoned to ask the reason. "Paris is free!" a delirious voice
replied. "Hadn't you heard?" "Yes," said the Frenchman, "but why are
you flying the Dutch flag?"
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