ARMY & NAVY: The Great Ordeal

"For some the end of the war in Europe will mean joyous reunion, but for many more it will mean a new period of sacrifice and anxiety." With that warning last week the War Department opened its top secret files and told what it intends to do with its gigantic Army of 8,300,000 men.

The Army will be reduced. To provide "all the strength we believe we can deploy effectively against Japan," and to maintain training and supply in the U.S., the War Department plans to get down to a strength of 7,000,000...

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