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Flapjacks and Beans!

Kent - I was 18 years old when we crossed the Pacific & Indian Ocean to Bombay-34 days. Breakfast was good except baked beans Tues and Friday and crammed in a compartment with 300 other GI. You know old cowboys when asked what for breakfast-"Flapjacks and beans with music to follow" same on a troopship with poor ventilation.

We ate supper at 4:30 so by 9 or 10 was starved with no food till breakfast. Located a potato bin and had raw potatoes each night to curb my howling stomach. . Plenty of stores while in India and China in WWII.

World War Two memory shared by - Aubrey LaFoy

Note: Letter from veteran about a Chow Line memory.