Your war lasted so long! . . .
How did I find you? Very easily simply drove along;
Now and then some soldier scowled
at me And I smiled backmy best smile . . .
That is the way Roxane, heroine of Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, explains how she got through hell & high water and enemy lines to her warrior husband at the front. Last week, in Korea, Roxane reappeared in the shape of a lively, British woman named Benita Lassetter.
Benita, 27, wife of Captain Matthew Lassetter of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, had traveled all the way to Tokyo to see...