Letters, Dec. 13, 1943

The City Coffee Shop

Sirs:

I've been in the Army for four years, and seen the public reaction change from "We must do all we can for the boys," to "What! Another damn soldier!" Today I had my faith restored. . . .

While enroute to a new station I stopped in the little town of Braman, Okla. (pop. 427) and entered the City Coffee Shop. . . . When I asked the proprietor for the check, he informed me that there were no charges.

Amazed, I asked for an explanation, and then he (Mr. Carl...

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