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Okinawa. Here we see my neighbor Jim monkeying around with his pal Fritz. Jim was, at this time, a buck private in the U.S. Army. Shortly after this, he would join the action in Korea. Fritz stayed behind. Ask Jim today, and he would not recommend a monkey as a pet. Fritz could get pretty nasty if he didn't have his way. View full size.