MORALE: Out of this World

Throughout the Pacific, "Top of the Mark" is a nostalgic name. On a hill above a New Guinea airfield the thatch-roofed Officers Club was named "Top of the Mark." On atolls and in jungles, dusty tents and tubular Quonset huts bore the same name.

The original is in San Francisco, an elegant saloon atop the city-topping Mark Hopkins Hotel. When fog winnows against the great windowpanes, the circular bar and soft lounges seem out of this world. For soldiers and sailors, its atmosphere is just right for the gaiety of homecoming, the murmuring...

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