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."...