Army & Navy: New Leaders in Australia

General Douglas MacArthur got an entirely new top air command last week. His second in command, speechmaking Lieut. General George Howard Brett—an oldtimer of the Air Forces—was replaced by bristly-haired, tiny (5 ft. 6) Major General George C. Kenney.

Fact is that MacArthur's air force in Australia has had many obstacles to contend with—including deficiencies in the quality and number of planes available. But it also has by & large no outstanding record for getting results. Its most obvious failure was in not successfully interfering with the Jap landing at Buna (TIME, Aug....

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