THE AMERICAS: Comic-Strip Generals

One-armed, egg-bald "General Bruno" is a comic-strip character who can do with his one arm what most ordinary mortals would be proud to do with two. In the Bell Syndicate's strip, "Miss Fury" the General is frustrated by Brazilian guerrillas in his campaign to open the way for an Axis invasion. In his latest battle the Brazilians destroyed his soldiers' tanks, guns, helmets and even their belt buckles with metal-dissolving pellets, leaving the bewildered Germans unarmed and helpless under a hail of arrows.

Though General Bruno is pure fiction, he has his counterpart in mysterious General Gunther Niedenfuhr, onetime German Military...

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