Army & Navy: After Four Years

The training of U.S. troops for World War II had reached its Indian summer.

Now the chief of the Army Ground Forces, shrewd, small Lieut. General Lesley James McNair, could go overseas. Last week the Army announced that he had received his orders.

Riveter. Scottish-blond General McNair has been called by his good friend George C. Marshall "the brains of the Army." In 1918, McNair at 35 was one of the youngest general officers in the AEF. An artilleryman (which is said to account for his partial deafness), "Whitey" McNair was even then preaching...

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