Army & Navy - ENGINEERS: The Odyssey of Colonel Claterbos

One year ago last week, big, amiable Major Louis J. Claterbos closed his desk in the Office of the Chief of Engineers in Washington and prepared to set out for his new assignment in North Africa. Last week Colonel Louis J. Claterbos was out of Walter Reed hospital, starting a new assignment on the Engineer faculty at Fort Belvoir, Va. He had not only been to Africa, but during the year many things happened to Louis J. Claterbos.

Early last December, on his way to his post, he flew to Honolulu, but there his plane was delayed two days. On...

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