The Theater: Extra Army Rations

Broadway and Hollywood have also gone to war—in U.S.O.-Camp Shows uniforms (Army o.d. or khaki). Last week some 250 entertainers invaded Europe, the largest group yet in a great push that began shortly after V-E day. The Army prescribed it as a cure for the G.I. doldrums.

Stars & Garters. The supreme commander behind U.S.O.'s army of entertainers is chunky, chubby Abe Lastfogel, 47. Affable Abe, who worked his way up from office boy to senior partner of show business' Wm. Morris Agency, was asked to organize U.S.O.-Camp Shows in 1941.

Working without pay, he operated on the premise that entertainment for servicemen...

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