Here Comes The Army

Behind closed doors two Washington giants struggled last week to decide who is to be the real boss of U.S. war production. Theirs was the struggle of two opposing forces, two theories of how to get things done: it was the old, inevitable wartime fight between military and civilian.

On one side was stolid, peaceable WPBoss Donald Marr Nelson, who holds the big civilian job of the war. On the other was slim, stern, impatient Lieut. General Brehon Burke Somervell, who runs the Army's biggest show as Chief of the Services of Supply. They fought without personal rancor but with no...

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