ARMY & NAVY: Off Ambrose


With the gay little "Admirals' March" nine Cabinet members one after another were piped over the side of the cruiser Indianapolis docked at a Manhattan pier early one morning last week. Then everybody fidgeted, waiting for President Roosevelt. Finally after 15 minutes he drove up in a touring car whose narrow tonneau he, his full-sized wife and New York's roly-poly mayor LaGuardia more than filled. The ship's band played "The Star Spangled Banner" and the President rode down the Hudson through the narrows and out of New York Harbor for his...

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