The Press: Cartoonist Soldier

David Breger is a round-faced, snub-nosed, chunky man who is cramming two successful careers into his nearly 35 years. As a cartoonist, he has a profitable contract with King Features Syndicate, Inc.; his drawings appear in some 50 U.S. and Canadian papers, and actually run frequently in the great Manchester Guardian, which prints the cartoon masterworks of Britain's famed political artist, David Low. As a soldier, Dave Breger started out a buck private in 1941, by last week had become a second lieutenant.

Breger was born in Chicago a few weeks after his...

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