HEROES: Birthday

"They will never call him Papa Pershing," War Correspondent Hey wood Broun wrote 22 years ago in France. Last week, when the commanding general of the A. E. F. was 79, there was no record that any of his one-time doughboys had yet called him Papa. But many a veteran of World War I sent birthday greetings to John J. Pershing, General of the Armies.*

By way of celebration, spry but ailing General Pershing showed himself to newsmen at Washington's Walter Reed Hospital. It was the 13th day of World War II.

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