“By the time you are reading this,” wrote Post editors in an early 1944 issue, “American troops on various war fronts around the world will be reading the first monthly overseas edition of the Post.” The issues were lightweight, since ads were omitted, but they contained several articles, short stories, and many cartoons. The soldiers loved cartoons!
"Hardly any of them have trouble reading that chart."
January 17, 1942
"They say he sounds like the siren."
February 28, 1942
"How would you like to be in that guy’s shoes? Facin' DiMaggio, with the bases loaded!"
July 11, 1942
"It's no use, Mrs. Tuttle, I just don’t have any butter."
March 20, 1943
"Well, the way I figure it censorcensorcensorcensor and censorcensorcensorcensor!"
September 18, 1943
"Oh, come now. With all that's happening these days you don't think you could frighten me?"