MANPOWER: Good Material

The Atlantian, published by convicts in the Atlanta Penitentiary, editorialized:

"Field Marshal Wavell is said to have described the modern soldier in these terms: 'A good soldier must be part burglar, part footpad, part athlete, part gunman . . . and all guts.'

"If this is on the level, General Eisenhower is overlooking a lot of good material. And we don't mean at Harvard, either."

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