Bill & Bumpy

Wrote Columnist Raymond Clapper from North Africa: "The biggest thing in [the pilots'] lives ... is an American Red Cross girl under an olive tree serving coffee and doughnuts. Only after the second cup of coffee and the third doughnut do you begin to hear about what happened over Sicily a few minutes ago."

For coffee and doughnuts—and many other things—the soldiers can bless a handsome, energetic couple from Stamford, Conn., Mr. & Mrs. William Edwards Stevenson, known to generals and privates alike as Bill and Bumpy. Bill is Red Cross delegate (manager) to North Africa. When Bill forsook his profitable...

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