Gin, Gin, and More Gin

After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Fields, concerned about rationing, took a hand truck to a liquor store and loaded it with six cases of gin. When someone asked him why he need 72 bottles of gin, he replied, “I think it’s going to be a short war.”

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Eric Scheske

Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus occasional pieces during the week.