ARMY: Theirs to Reason Why

The Tennysonian notion that it is not a soldier's business to reason why is so much spinach to the U.S. Army; and this week the Army firmly said to hell with it. At Army posts all over the U.S., selected officers and civilians began to deliver twice-weekly lectures on post-World War I history, U.S. military and foreign policy, the contrary policies of the Axis.

Organized by Colonel Herman Beukema, professor of economics, government and history at West Point (see p. 56), the new educational program will run for two months, enable soldiers to...

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