Barracks for the Air Corps

The $5,000,000 Traymore Hotel, Atlantic City's famed, 27-year-old landmark, was one of the resort's four hotels (plus huge Municipal Convention Hall) taken over by the Army last week, stripped of its lush furnishings and converted into soldiers' barracks. Luxurious as a palace in a Little Nemo dream, its interiors resembling a 1915 movie's conception of the height of luxury, it will be crammed with 2,000 Air Corps cadets, who will sleep on Army cots in the Traymore's 638 rooms.

Atlantic City is seeing many another wartime change: few visitors throng the eight-mile boardwalk; concessionaires' shops are half empty; sand sculptors...

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