ARMY & NAVY: Arms Before Men


At the mercy of mosquitoes and chiggers, 66,523 sweating men scattered from Mississippi to Arizona and Wyoming last week, wore themselves out doing nothing of interest to most civilians. They were playing a war game—repelling an "enemy invasion" from the South—and civilians do not care about wars unless the killing is for keeps.

But if civilians had no reason to care what that army was doing they had good reason to care what that army was: something new under the U. S. sun, something that is costing civilians a pretty penny...

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