Radio: The Army Hour

Ain't it pretty, sir?

That's not precisely the word for it, but it's certainly going to be useful.

Yes, sir. Take some Jap's buck teeth out right by the roots.

If this bit of shoptalk between a Fort Bliss cavalryman and his commanding officer made any listener's stomach twitch last week, that was exactly what the U.S. Army wanted.

The plain-spoken colloquy turned up on The Army Hour (NBC, Sun., 3:30-4:30 p.m.). The "pretty" weapon was a mean-looking steel blade about eight inches long, forged out of the fast disappearing horse shoes of the cavalry....

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