The U.S. At War, HORRORS OF WAR: To the Last Bounce

To the 3,500,000 U.S. golfers, the 4.000,000 tennis players, and innumerable ball-bouncers, the grim reality of war was brought stunningly home last week. OPM ruled: no more golf, tennis, squash, hand-balls. Stricken sportsmen, brooding on the last bounce of the last ball, swamped stores (one sports shop sold 2,000 dozen golf balls by 11 a.m.). Other gamesters planned to take up games priorities could never affect: croquet, parchesi, tic-tac-toe.


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