Army & Navy: When I Get Home

Already in World War II scores of returning U.S. fighters are discovering the multiple meanings of the world-old placard "Home Sweet Home."

The first sight of the first baby brought loud awkward delight to many a young veteran like American Volunteer Group Flyer John Hennesy, who first saw his daughter when she was six months old. The delayed pleasure of eating the favorite steak, salad, pie, cake and ice cream occupied many a returned soldier's first hours. Flying Tiger George Burgard luxuriated in a Turkish bath "to get about a year of the Orient out of me." Many were overwhelmed by the...

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