Army & Navy - MORALE: Short Circuit

Months of jungle misery had made G.I.s in the China-Burma-India Theater a sensitive audience. Mere days of it also had their effect on some already sensitive big-name cinema stars. By last week the resulting strain was enough to rupture the CBI Theater's U.S.O. circuit, send sparks flying from New Delhi to Hollywood.

First sign of trouble came fortnight ago when Roundup, CBI's official, irrepressible G.I. weekly, complained that all too many soldiers were being disappointed by needlessly broken entertainment schedules. Citing cases, Roundup said that Joel McCrea, "large, husky, over-six-foot male," called...

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