European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 29 1957, Page 12

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 29, 1957, Darmstadt, Hesse Vermoine Hospital corpsman Theodore Mclintock a few tips on shelling by Rohde visitors a few meet mom Germaine mom Ond daughter Thomas almost every american Bailor who has set foot on the White Stone bordering the Harbor at Villefranche sur Mer knows mom and this to to say just about every mom has been their Friend mid protector Ever since when Che opened her sea bar restaurant on the waterfront of the Navy Landing at the Little Harbor near on the French la when up 6th Fleet is moms restaurant becomes kind of head quarters for the Navy where asked one is there place along the Mediterranean where your credit is Good from one Shore leave to the next mom lets the sailors use her Telephone without she holds mail sent to them in care of her she even has some Homegrown remedies that Are a sure bet to cure a hangover after a night in to me there All just like my own and i treat them that says Germaine and if Ive extended Ive never once been let Down by one of she the hundreds of Christmas cards and photos of wives and new babies she receives each year from her boys now returned to the the visits after years of absence by former sailors who have remembered the letters from ships of the ships year books that usually contain her pict reall Are tributes to moms open heart to the mom came to Villefranche More than by Don staff writer 30 years Ajro to Cook at the nearby Welcome during world War 1 she cooked for american troops at a Camp near on the Atlantic she still has the letters of recommendation from trick cyclist performs for Hie to Ploce is a meeting spot for sailors of the 6th the stars and stops the commander of the outfit she worked her sen bar restaurant is a picturesque Bistro just Down the Quay from the Fisher mens Chapel now being decorated by Jean who is a Good Friend of the restaurant is nestled at the foot of the old sector of an 18th Century fishing port with narrow alleys and crooked Homes which Are Little changed in the past 25o if it were not for moms hospitality to the her establishment still would Merit she has a guest Book filled with the names of movie and european and her lobster Mayonnaise and Moules a la Creme Are the Best in the she Long ago Learned what american Navy men like to they go for her seafood but is always a demand far Ham and steaks and French moms kindness to the sailors extends far beyond the restaurants quayside Ter she can display a handful of iou cards from sailors who came Back broke after their first few hours in they have had to go Back to the ship says and i wanted them to have a god experience in this Mailer has made mom usually a Hoy will ask me for hut 1 never lend with hed probably just go out and whoop it up ill probably lend him enough for n Good meal and just a Little fun so that his leave wont be so of All the Money Shes More Shes never once been not Long ago she was still holding to return to one Sailor who had sent her that amount in addition to the amount hed borrowed she she didst expect la

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