World War: BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC: First Lessons in Icelandic

U.S. bluejackets and leathernecks pouring ashore at Reykjavik last week looked over the possibilities of Iceland—as a place to live and a place to defend.

The boys ashore soon found their way to Reykjavik's only cinema and saw Golden Boy. They went to the music halls and saw very proper classical shows. Despite tight restrictions on liquor sales, they managed to find a nip here & there. They wandered into shops and had a fine time trying to make the shopkeepers (who had learned the broad English words of the British) catch onto the American twang.

They buddied up to British...

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