Parody chain letter. Wife exchange. For soldiers. Wife back
joke. "...15,625 gorgeous girls" US, 1944.
To whom it may concern:
This chain letter was started in the hope of bringing happiness to
tired soldiers. Unlike most chains this one does not cost any money. Simply
send a copy of this letter to five soldiers, then bundle up your wife and
send her to the fellow whose name appears at the head of the list.
When your name works up to the top you will receive 15,625 gorgeous girls..
Have faith. Do not break the chain. One man broke the chain and got his wife
Published: Valley Morning Star
(Harlingen, Texas), July 12, 1944, p. 4.
NEW KIND OF CHAIN LETTER FINDS WAY INTO CAMPS by The Star Staff
"A new type of chain letter that costs no money and deals with women exclusively
is making the rounds of army camps these days. Possibilities of the new chain-letter
craze include losing your wife and gaining 15,625 beauties. A copy of the
letter is printed below:" [text]
Entered by DWV, Aug. 24, 2014.
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