Vol. 1 No. 28 … Details of the Army’s Plan for Demobilization ……….. Glasses of cognac are lifted in toast to the liberation of Paris as M. Louis Lehout, citizen of Cherbourg, and Pvt. John Simms, citizen of Pittsburgh, Pa., get together in the Normandy port Whenever the American armies stopped long enough to say hello, they were royalty entertained by the French.