Army & Navy And Civilian Defense - NAVY: Paper Workers

With every pilot it has on hand needed desperately for flying and fighting, the U.S. Navy can ill afford to spare airmen for administrative tasks. Last week, at Quonset Point, R.I., the service was training a group of picked civilians to take over such paper work. Among them were bankers, brokers, even undertakers. Ranging in age from 27 to 42, all had been executives of one kind or another in civilian life, were due after 60 days of training to emerge as lieutenants and lieutenants, junior grade, in the Navy.

The executive recruits will have...

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