ARMY & NAVY: Happy Birthday

In the week when Henry Lewis Stimson ended his public career, men debated whether the Bomb, the bombing or seapower had won the war. But they agreed, in paying tribute to the retiring Secretary of War, that by his own effort he had done much to cut the war's fearful cost.

Henry Stimson went home with his wife to West Hills, L.I., on his 78th birthday. The crowded week had brought him the Distinguished Service Medal, awarded by Harry Truman for 40 years of work, "exceptional in the history of the nation."...

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