U.S. At War: Vacations, 1943

Summer's onset trapped many a U.S. vacationist flat on his own front porch. The plain citizen was marooned at home, with a well-stuffed wallet. He had plenty of easy-come money to be easygoing with, and not a thrilling thing to spend it on.

This was probably the first year he could really afford to go to Banff in the Canadian Rockies, or at least to take that big corner room at his favorite Atlantic City hotel. But roaming was out for him. The gas and rubber rules made a mockery of his shiny car, whitewall...

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