Letters, Dec. 13, 1943

The City Coffee Shop


I've been in the Army for four years, and seen the public reaction change from "We must do all we can for the boys," to "What! Another damn soldier!" Today I had my faith restored. . . .

While enroute to a new station I stopped in the little town of Braman, Okla. (pop. 427) and entered the City Coffee Shop. . . . When I asked the proprietor for the check, he informed me that there were no charges.

Amazed, I asked for an explanation, and then he (Mr. Carl...

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