Army veteran Mel Allen walked more than a line in 'Operation Totem Pole' Johnny Cash wrote a hit song about walking a metaphorical line. Army veteran Mel Allen could write a catalogue of music based on his “walk.” Allen and his unit, the 196th Regimental Combat Team, walked 872 miles in 1951 as a part of “Operation Totem Pole.” The walk is considered one of the longest recorded modern military marches in history and consisted of troops, trucks and artillery units.
June 14, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
Allen walked more than a line Johnny Cash wrote a hit song about walking a metaphorical line. Army veteran Mel Allen could write a catalogue of music based on his “walk.”
June 14, 2013 - Newton Daily News
Is the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Really for Real? Barely had the metaphorical ink dried on my post last week about the manufactured brouhaha surrounding Dunkin’ Donuts’ nationwide rollout of its doughnut breakfast sandwich when my editor emailed me this link with the subject line, “Have fun!”
June 12, 2013 - Takepart.com via Yahoo! News
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