NICARAGUA: Parting Shots

"Every American who is proud of being an American should be proud of the American Marines in Nicaragua."

Such was a mature opinion, expressed last week by Major General John Archer Lejeune, famed "Biggest Leatherneck of All," Commandant of the U. S. Marine Corps. He had just completed a thoroughgoing personal inspection (TIME, Jan. 16) of Marine activities throughout Nicaragua. Last week as he went aboard the cruiser Rochester, at Corinto, Nicaragua, and prepared to sail for Panama, "Leatherneck" Lejeune delivered heavy parting shots as follows: "The boys are well liked by...

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