ARMY: Rehearsal

Last week, in the dairy country of northern New York, in the forests of Washington, along streams and through swamps in Louisiana and Wisconsin, the U. S. Army worked like terriers. In the biggest peacetime maneuvers in history, 300,000 regular, National Guard and reserve troops hiked, fought, slept in the open, while Army umpires with white bands around their campaign hats marked down their scores. Sweaty infantrymen slogged along country roads. Artillery rumbled through peaceful villages, tired gunners asleep in the trucks. Rednecked horse cavalrymen galloped down ravines, and forded creeks...

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