Army & Navy: Big Man, Big Job

The best anti-aircraftsman in the country got a job worthy of his talents. Major General Sanderford ("Sandy") Jarman was put in charge of the newly formed First Army Anti-Aircraft Artillery Command. A mountain of a man, who stands 6 ft. 5 in. tall and weighs 250 lb., he has an enormous beat to cover. It stretches from Canada to South Carolina, from the East Coast to the Mississippi. Sandy Jarman needed many more men, much more equipment than he had.

If Sandy Jarman had had his way, the U.S. today would be pockmarked with anti-aircraft batteries. For 20 years he has agitated...

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