Goroskop Maia 2012
People The Band Swing!
“I was all over her feet”

The combo from the Fort Slocum band playing at a YMCA dance during the Second World War.


…I really didn’t have a girlfriend much before then. And we chitchatted and it eventually led to us meeting at the YMCA on post a week or so later.”


And that’s where I took Norma before we were married and I’d never danced in my life. And she was trying to teach me to dance. And of course, I was all over her feet.”


-Ken Rought, arrived at Fort Slocum unmarried and a buck private in 1939 and left in 1943 with a wife and a commission as a warrant officer

(interviewed 2007)