ARMY & NAVY: Out of Mind?

The Lichfield Trial (TIME, Feb. 25) went on the road. From London, where it had been a one-ring circus, it was transferred to Bad Nauheim. Along the roads leading to the Hessian spa were signs in the shaving-cream tradition: "Five miles to Lichfield trials," "Four miles. . . ," etc. In the streets, there was more glittering brass than could be found anywhere outside the Pentagon.

In the plush Park Hotel, two rings of the circus had been set up: 1) in the grand ballroom, to try Lieut. Granville Cubage on charges of cruelty to prisoners; 2)...

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