ARMY: Battle of Shreveport

Last Sunday dawned wonderfully exciting for the 100,000-odd inhabitants of Shreveport, La. For four days the powerful (220,000-man) Blue Army of Lieut. General Walter Krueger, unofficial winner of the preceding week's Battle of Louisiana, had been pushing north to take the city. On Sunday the second phase of the maneuvers was to end. And so far as Shreveporters (patriotically wearing red brassards on their arms) could see, their own smaller (117,000) Red Army was putting up a stout and resourceful defense.

Indeed it was. When the battle ended Sunday afternoon Lieut. General Ben Lear's Red defenses were still intact, and...

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