From: Southern California
************Back Room, Bali Hai Club, Dadjangas, Feb 24, 1943(c)************
Man in fine linen slacks: ...look, Ito-san, please tell your boss you need to get your orders in sooner.
Captain Ito: General Yamashita say we need 10,000 cases Emperor Brand Koor-Aide.
Man in fine linen slacks: 10,000 cases! Ito-san there is a war on....Look, General Yamashita is a good customer. I'll do my best. Sweetened or unsweetened?
Captain Ito: Sweetened prease. Soldiers not-ah rike unsweetened.
Man in fine linen slacks: OK, but that's $25 a case
Captain Ito: 25$! Genral Yamashita be very unhappy!
Man in fine linen slacks: Look, Ito-san. You guys started this thing. There are Nazi subs all over the Caribbean. There is a sugar ration. Money talks.
Captain Ito: OK. $25 dorrers.
Man in fine linen slacks: Splendid! I'm glad you saw it my way. Where to?
Captain Ito: Broome.
Man in fine linen slacks: Broome it is! <begins walking IJN Captain to door> Say, ito-san, you seeing anyone these days.............