National Geographic : 1945 Aug
Checkmate, pardner... Have a Coca-Cola ... refreshment fulfills a friendly mission The location ... an airfield somewhere in the Pacific area. The place... a recreation hut. The flyers... veterans all. The drink ... Coca-Cola, served just as at familiar soda fountains at home. The phrase Have a Coke expresses the friendliness and hospitality that come second-nature to your Yankee fighting man. It's his way of saying, Pardner, you belong; you're a good Joe. Wherever they meet up with Coca-Cola, they find in thepause that refreshes a flashback to their own way of living-friendliness and refreshment all wrapped up in one happy, home-like moment. * * * You naturally hear Coca-Cola friendly abbrevia Our fighting men meet up with Coca-Cola many places overseas, where it's bottled quality product on the spot. Coca-Cola has been a globe-trotter "since way back when". COPYRIGHT 1945,THE COCA COLA COMPANY called by its ,tion "Coke". Both mean the of The Coca-Cola Company.