Army & Navy - COMMAND: Smearing MacArthur

In the Senate last week Michigan's Arthur Vandenberg protested the fact that the Army's War College Library had just recommended for soldier readers a magazine article bitterly hostile to General Douglas MacArthur and his Presidential boom. In the American Mercury a freelancing writer named John McCarten* had belittled General MacArthur's talents and charged that "the worst elements on the political right, including its most blatant lunatic fringe, are whooping it up for MacArthur."

What most astonished many a soldier reader of the Library bulletin was the language of the Library's recommendation of...

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