ARMY & NAVY: Soldier on Eagle


On June 26, 1917, the first U. S. troops sailed into St. Nazaire Bay, France, with a view to fighting Ger mans. On June 26, 1926, a statue will be unveiled on a jutting rock in St. Nazaire Bay to commemorate the event.

The statue, by Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, represents a soldier, standing on an eagle, holding a crusader's sword in his right hand. The soldier will be 15 ft. high, the eagle's wingspread 35 ft.

A veteran General registers the only protest. Since seeing a photo graph of...

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