The Marines of the battle-hardened
Amphibious V Corps (Tarawa, Kwajalein, Eniwetok) took time out to grin.
On a bulletin board was a notice from one of the outfit's censors,
addressed to a private.The message :
"Letter at mail desk. Name on envelope: Dorothy.
Name on letter: Bettye. Check, and if correct, mail."
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