Books: No Men on Horseback

GENERALS IN THE WHITE HOUSE —Dorofhy B. Goebel and Julius Goebel Jr.—Doubleday, Doran ($2.75).

He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies . . .

He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the civil power.

These words, from the Declaration of Independence, were more than an indictment of George Ill's tyranny. They represent a deeprooted, continuing, and well-founded U.S. fear of the military dictatorship which may result from a large standing army. After this war, the U.S. is virtually certain to have such an army for...

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