Army & Navy - Last Dime

Army & Navy personnel officers frequently boast about how much their enlisted men shell out for warbonds. Last week an admiral (who declined to be named) threw some light on the services' sales methods. Said he: "There would be less financial distress among wives and families of enlisted men if the Bureaus of Supply & Accounts, and Personnel used a little more common sense about war bond drives among these lads.

It isn't force but it's damn close to it. If the kids don't buy a bond out of their $50 they are looked down upon with...

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