After almost two weeks, it’s time for Beetle and Sarge to say goodbye to Mr. and Mrs. Bailey and head back to Camp Swampy.
Sarge has enjoyed himself so much that he is already looking forward to the next visit.
It doesn’t take long for Sarge to get back in character after he returns to Camp.We hope you have enjoyed this story from our archives.
Beetle took his first furlough home to visit his family in 1952. The introductory set of daily strips in this series can be seen at: http://beetlebailey.com/2015/08/21/the-first-furlough-part-1/
To complete the story from 1952, click the “next” button in the upper right-hand corner of the web page to see the following two posts.
In April 1954, Beetle went home again and visited his sister Lois and her husband Hi. They became the stars of their own strip six months later.
This is the last week of the 1952 furlough story.
Beetle Bailey daily strips, March 24 to 26, 1952.
In the first three strips, Beetle goes on a date with his college girlfriend Buzz, he shows his mother some of the useful skills he has learned in the army and he lets his brother Chigger try on his uniform.