The Hard Life

¶ For Boston and many another U.S. community where ham for Easter is a tradition, it was a hamless Easter. But thousands of German prisoners of war in the Boston area were luckier. The First Service Command served them ham at Easter Sunday supper.

¶ Italian ex-P.O.W.s (now "co-belligerents") got some bad news. They will no longer be able to buy any of the six popular brands of cigarets at the various service camps where they are stationed. The cigaret shortage has become so severe that they will have to get along on other brands.

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