Army & Navy - COMMAND: Macnimsey's Show

There is still no formally united Army-Navy command in the Pacific. The New York Herald Tribune's Correspondent Joseph Driscoll summed up the operation: " 'Macnimsey'* is running this show."

General MacArthur and Admiral Halsey met in Australia three months ago, probably agreed then on the part each was to play. According to dispatches from General MacArthur's headquarters, he planned the operation in detail, without abolishing the arbitrary geographical line between Admiral Halsey's area, which stops just west of Guadalcanal, and General MacArthur's, which begins there. All the objectives lay in the...

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