World: Whatever his Faults

Like an angry sun from behind storm clouds, Lieut. General George S. Patton Jr. popped out of obscurity last week. Not much had been heard of him since he was relieved of his Seventh Army command in Sicily.

Grim in his three-starred helmet, beribboned battle jacket, mirror-shined cavalry boots and butter-bean pants, "Old Blood & Guts" was photographed last week in England reviewing troops, and it was announced that he would command a U.S. ground army.

In such a role he would be subordinate to his junior, Omar Nelson Bradley, who is also...

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