European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 11 1961, Page 12

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 11, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseJ 1.1 a ,1 % so -1 a enemy agents and you " i by Wallace Beene staff writer offhand there would seem1 to be Tittle relationship Between humor and the grim business of espionage. But the army has combined the two into a Booklet that is both informative and entertaining. Titled enemy agents and you the pamphlet is designed to Point out the method and motives of enemy espionage activities. Illustrating the Booklet Are cartoons Fea Turing comical characters known As the neb bashes. These Seth smarts Are the creation of cartoonist Herb Gardner who contributed his Art for the project. Most americans Are familiar with the neb blushes. They Are the characters looking like soft shelled eggs that appear on greeting cards and Ash trays. Although they Seldom Wear clothes they somehow Don t appear naked. Their Outlook on Ufa indicates that ignorance is Bliss at least for the moment. The Book portrays the characters As being the innocent dupes of Crafty spies. It might seem offhand that a neb Bush would t be Worth the trouble but the Booklet Points out that even the most harmless scrap of information May fit into the pattern and provide just what the enemy agents want to know. Gardner Only 25, now a his characters syndicated to 35 newspapers in the . And at least one in England. His classic next week we must get organized has sold 1.3 million copies. Gardner feels the neb Bush is so overwhelmingly nobody that he attracts everybody attention

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