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JEAN SHEPHERD–Camp Crowder Redux

I just got a letter from Beetle Bailey.

(Here’s part of the envelope.)

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For those who might wonder if Beetle’s creator, Mort Walker,

really did spend time at Camp Crowder.

And whether he indeed did name Crowder in the comic strip “Camp Swampy,”

I present the following part of Walker’s letter to potential

doners to support the building of

the National Museum of the U. S. Army.

MortWalker army museum 1

Camp Crowder Case Closed.

(I wonder if Shep and Mort ever crossed paths there.)

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