World Battlefronts: Yanks in the Cannibal Isles

It was a relief to the soldiers in the bar of the Grand Pacific Hotel at Suva when Secretary of War Stimson announced last week that there were U.S. troops in the Fiji Islands. They had begun to worry about being legally admitted to this war. Not long ago a lugubrious major, shaking his head over his first highball after several weeks in the jungle, had observed: "We might go all the way through the war and nobody would ever know we're here. Nobody but the Japs. The other day the Navy radio...

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