People: People, Aug. 10, 1942

Sergeant Spanked

Mary Churchill, 19, youngest daughter of Prime Minister Churchill, got promoted to sergeant in the khaki-covered Auxiliary Territorial Service, went into action with her gun-predictor team against Nazi bombers over London. She also went to a dance in a London suburb. There she met U.S. Private and ex-Truckdriver Bill

("Feets") Adams, of Grand Rapids, Mich. When she twitted him on the size of his feet (14EE—largest issued by the U.S. Army), Private Adams turned Sergeant Churchill over his knee, gave her about 30 good-natured whacks. Said his buddy: "You know how new noncoms are." He added: "Feets is a...

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