ARMY & NAVY: Double Play


General Ike Eisenhower confirmed last week what most of Washington already knew: that he would step out—probably within a year—as Chief of Staff and be succeeded by gentle, earnest General Omar Bradley, head of the Veterans Administration. That sounded O.K. to almost everybody: Ike would be free to go into business (or, perhaps, politics) and General Bradley, after getting VA on the right track, would have greater scope for his great talents. What was even better news was the flat statement of a presidential confidant that General Bradley's successor would...

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