In an earlier post, I mentioned that a few copies of the ship’s weekly newsletter, the Bean Pot, were sent to me by family members of seaman Augustus Harris. I waxed on about how words can touch us – even when they float across a period of 65 years . . . Well, here are a couple of cartoons that appeared in the March 3, 1945 edition :
Little slices of life aboard a combat ship in the height of the Pacific War.