The Aleutians––Isles of Enchantment (Oh Brother!) (film #24 on The Complete Uncensored Private SNAFU DVD (Image Entertainment, 1999)). [Category: Military & Propaganda].

The stark privations of the Aleutian Islands (you know, those little islands off the coast of Alaska) are poked fun at in this cartoon, which has a "magazine" format similar to The Weakly Reporter. Private SNAFU spends all his time changing his clothes every few seconds to adapt to changing weather conditions. But that's nothing that we haven't had to put up with in Nebraska. This, the last of the SNAFUs, which was never released, is unfortunately pretty ordinary. It does have some historical interest, though, in the sense that the gags were probably a lot funnier to the GIs they were intended for, who had to put up with conditions only slightly less outrageous than those portrayed in the cartoon.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: **. Weirdness: **. Historical Interest: ***. Overall Rating: ***.

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