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An Off Limits Menu - Chow Line Memory

Off Limit Menu until Our Number Came Up!
Kent - I happened to be in the Pacific on my second tour of duty after African campaign and was stationed on Oahu training for the Iwo Invasion. We were an Air Corps outfit, with a C-47 assigned to us for general duties. We decided to eat better, so we contributed, according to rank, money to go to Hilo, on the big Island, and buy good cuts of meat for our chow hall. Somehow or another the word got around the Island, and we finally had to put our mess hall 'OFF Limits".

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Flapjacks and Beans! Chow Line Memory

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.

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