ARMY & NAVY: Chief of Staff

Like Napoleon, Major General Charles Pelot ("Per Schedule") Summerall is associated with the fact that when a piece of artillery hits a soldier it automatically eliminates him from the battle. After Cadet Summerall won his Phi Beta Kappa Key at West Point, the fact was noted when his guns blasted the Philippine insurrectos out of the village of Calamba in 1898, when he smote down four gates of Peking at the time of the Boxer massacres. Later he entered the World War a Colonel, came out a Major General. At Soissons. St. Mihiel,...

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