ARMY: New Chief for Ordnance

To one of the War Department's hottest spots, Chief of Ordnance, President Roosevelt last week appointed rock-jawed, twinkling Major General James Henry Burns.

As Harry Hopkins' munitions man on the United Nations High Command, General Burns had done a crackerjack job. He was a work horse in starting the infinitely complex Lend-Lease, has had a hand in distributing all military equipment to the Allies ever since. If anybody knows what and how much materiel each of the United Nations needs, General Burns is the man. He also knows the right people—which is...

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