Eventually, the non-fraternization rule was lifted, and that particular problem was solved. At the beginning of the second week of July, the Division was displaced to a new zone of occupation, further to the west. Still, there were 133 former enemy installations to be secured, and large cities to be patrolled, including Stuttgart (Location of Division Headquarters) and Pforzheim.

Red Cross "Doughnut Dollies" provided one alternative to the local genera femina.

Occasional passes to the recreation centers in France -- like this one in Nancy -- provided opportunities to fraternize with les mademoiselles françaises, who had never been "off limits."