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D-Day in France

A reader has pointed out that not all press coverage of D-Day is cynical.

Ouest-France has an editorial that is very frank in its appreciation of the American sacrifices made in

Normandy and elsewhere. The editorial appeared too late for me to include,

or i would have. Sad to say, Ouest-France obviously draws most of its

circulation from outside Paris and the Ile de France, where the press is

far more influential–and decidedly less charitable.

Denis BoylesDennis Boyles is a writer, editor, former university lecturer, and the author/editor of several books of poetry, travel, history, criticism, and practical advice, including Superior, Nebraska (2008), Design Poetics (1975), ...


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