Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Tough War for the General

When General Andrew G. L. McNaughton became Canada's Minister of National Defense last November, he stepped into the battle of politics, in which the tactics were strange and the weapons stranger to him.

At the very start he invited attack, for he had entered the Cabinet to make the Government's policy of no-overseas-conscription work, and almost at once had adopted a policy of conscription. Then, during the heated Grey North by-election campaign (TIME, Feb. 12), in which he was seeking a seat in Parliament, Minister McNaughton stumbled over his own security regulations. He said publicly that U-boats were torpedoing Allied...

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