Bean Pot

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.


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