U.S. At War: Military High Command?

There may have been progress toward a United Command last week. The nation saw only one piece of evidence: a photograph, taken on the White House steps, of the three key military men of the U.S. (see cut). Closeted with Franklin Roosevelt had been his new personal Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief, Admiral William D. Leahy. Also present were the Navy's Commander in Chief of the U.S. Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King; the Army's four-starred Chief of Staff General George C. Marshall.

Admiral Leahy said they had discussed his new job....

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