ARMY & NAVY: Loud Larrikins

In New Zealand the U. S. fleet, landing at Wellington, Auckland, Dunedin and Port Lyttelton (Christ Church) in four divisions, paraded, was feted and feted again, gave entertainments in turn. It was the same story of gaiety as in the Australian ports (TiME, Aug. 3, 10, 17).

One incident broke the monotony of enthusiasm. At Christ Church a num- ber of larrikins (hoodlums) shouted: "Who won the War?" at the gobs. A fight might have ensued, but a shore patrol happened along and arrested a number of their brother gobs. Shore leave at Port...

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