ARMY & NAVY: Aberdeen Incident

A brief but unusual shock passed through the whole War Department last week. No less a person than the Chief of Staff, General Charles Pelot Summerall, had been insulted. Junior officers about the Department knew the General had gone to the Army's proving grounds at Aberdeen, Md., had returned to Washington in a state df high indignation. With true esprit de corps they tried to hush up the whole affair.

What happened at Aberdeen was this: General Summerall, the Army's No. 1 professional soldier and by definition a wellspring of military knowledge,...

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