Army & Navy - Fathers Next

General George Marshall buttoned himself into his four-starred overcoat and went to Capitol Hill. He had to go and explain the Army's plan to expand to 8,200,000 officers and men by 1943's end. Honest, persuasive George Marshall, who enjoys as much Congressional confidence as any other U.S. military figure, apparently made a good job of it. After a two-hour secret session, members of the Senate and House Military Affairs Committees told newsmen that many a doubter of the Army's program was now a convert.

George Marshall's testimony was deeply secret. Perhaps his program was in preparation for military reverses which...

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