Everybody Slept Here Author:Elliott Arnold Life and Love in Wartime Washington; Fighting the War in Washington were Colonel Willy Temple whose duty was to keep Congressmen happy, and quick with appropriations, and whose hobby was designing women's dresses. Colonel Hank O'Mally a great Mixer and Fixer who could advise his brother officers on the intricacies of income taxes and travel pay... more » and allowances--even if he had to sleep with their wives to prove it. Colonel John Brent who was a civilian in uniform and didn't understand the Army game well enough to remin in Washington very long.
Captain "Rat" Threlkill who was making tactical advances, in spite of the crowded condtions of the bars... with the help of Kitty who entertained The Higher Brass and played a role as influential as it was horizontal. Louise Temple who had suddenly discovered Liquor and its Consequences and who consequently decided the war was dandy. Nancy Brent who, oddly enough was in love with her husband and Sally Lawrence who preferred Hank O'Malley. Along with a variety of Chair-borne Chickens, Army Widows, Pentagon Swivel Sticks and Wheels, Assorted Gougers and Drinkers and hangers-on-without whose remarkable help the war was, nevertheless, won. Abridged.« less