ARMED FORCES: Over the Hill

U.S. Army Recruits Clarence R. Hill and George R. Jones had an ungovernable weakness for dice, whisky and buxom frauleins. After three years of service they held the Army's lowliest rank. When they returned to their company in December after their latest trip over the hill (the second AWOL for Hill, the fourth for Jones), their commanding officer clamped them under quarters arrest at Straubing, Bavaria. Incensed at such unfeeling treatment, they broke out and vanished again. This time they had higher adventure and deeper trouble than they bargained for.

German authorities reported that they had been arrested by Czech...

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