| ||2. "At first, when we came into Normandy, and then into Paris, the French gave us everything - wine, cheese, fruit, everything. They threw their arms around us and kissed us every time we turned around. They gave us the biggest welcome you ever saw. But they've forgotten. They're ungrateful."|
Perhaps the French ran out of wine, cheese, fruit and cognac to pass out free. Perhaps the French depleted the stocks they had hidden in their cellars from the Germans.
Could not a Frenchman who read the question above ask, "Are the Americans so ungrateful? Have they so soon forgotten how much we gave them from what little we had?"