Army & Navy: So Nice to Come Home to

What do U.S. soldiers in the South Pacific miss most, outside of families and sweethearts? In Chevron, Marine Corps newspaper, Combat Correspondent Sergeant Bill Allen reported these yearnings:

Pfc. Thomas Katz, of Brooklyn: "A fresh lettuce and tomato sandwich with ice-cold fresh milk to wash it down."

Pfc. Elbert Noel Beeler, of Hillsboro, Ill.: "Fresh milk and the morning paper at the front door."

Sergeant Robert A. Bland, of Lawrence, Mass.: "The smell of a drugstore."

Sergeant Clarence Newman of Richlands, Va.: "A train and the engine whistle."


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