Look at the World

The nation's eyes were on the coast of France: what happened in the poppy fields and in the ancient towns of Normandy was the first concern of all, by night & day. But the people's look at the war went farther, far beyond Normandy. For months the U.S., as a nation of tablecloth strategists, had been preoccupied with the coming of Dday. But as soon as it had happened, "Second Front" at once became as archaic a phrase as "defense bonds." For the invasion of France made not a Second but a...

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