ARMY & NAVY: Stars & Stripes

Last week the War and Navy Departments promoted all retired World War officers to the ranks they held in Wartime, as authorized by Congress last June. Accordingly Maj. Generals Tasker Howard Bliss, 76 (Chief of Staff, Sept. 22-Dec. 31. 1917), and Peyton Conway March, 65 (who succeeded Bliss), are entitled to wear the four silver stars of a full general whenever (rarely) they have occasion to appear in uniform. Notable among those permitted by the new law to wear the one broad and three narrow sleeve-stripes of the full admiral are: Henry...

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