When War Winds Down

In Grenada, the troops hunt snipers—and try the beach

Grenadians looked on with benign amusement as their "rescuers" indulged in a quaint American custom last week. Thanksgiving provided a break in the culinary monotony for U.S. troops, who dug into ham, sweet potatoes and 1,670 Ibs. of hot turkey airlifted in from Fort Bragg, N.C. The feast, which some troops washed down with pungent Algerian wine liberated from the Cubans, even had a trickle-down effect for 100 local schoolchildren: they received C rations donated by U.S. soldiers. The spirit of giving heightened the good...

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