N. B. Kaufman may be a war toughened regular army mess sergeant, but he's a softie when it comes to dogs. His wife, who lives at 1410 W. Tenth st., be-I lieves so anyway. "About a year ago the j express man came to my door with a crate and j said, 'Were you expecting this?'" Mrs. Kaufman said. "This" was a °g- fiy plane
Journeyed all the way from Honolulu after Mrs. Kaufman's husband went into combat duty. The dog's name, a subsequent letter informed her, was "Zombie."
Now, on Saipan, Sergeant Kaufman still is looking after doga. Recently a letter arrived with snapshots of four cuddly puppies. They were the brood, the sergeant said, of Lady, a dog deserted by the Japs and adopted by the Yanks who went into Saipan and took over.
Lady couldn't understand a word of English, Kaufman wrote, but the Yanks needed no interpreter to discover she soon was to have a family. When she retired to a cave, the Yanks went in after her and brought the puppies out.
"Whenever there's an air jVid. ' Mrs. Kaufman said, "my husband says the men grab the puppies and take them with them into U\e foxholes."
Will Sergeant Kaufman s<"ncl Lady and her young on*"s across the earth to 1110 W. Tenth st., as he did Zombie?
o*I hope not!" says Mrs. Kaufman fervently.
HERE FROM HONOLULU
From Honolulu, Sergt. N. B. Kaufman sent Zombie to be a pet for his son, Niles Stephen, 5, who lives with his mother at 1410 W. Tenth st.------
On Saipan, Sergeant Kaufman found Lady, deserted by the Japs. Here's Lady's family of four, born after her adoption by the Yanks.
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First caption reads: Kaufman. Second caption reads: From Honolulu, Sergt. N. B. Kaufman sent Zombie to be a pet for his son, Niles Stephen, 3, who lives with his mother at 1410 W. Tenth st. Third Caption reads: On Saipan, Sergeant Kaufman found Lady, deserted by the Japs. Here's Lady's family of four, born after her adoption by the Yanks.
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