ARMY & NAVY: Top Brass Plans


The winning of the war found the top brass with some personal demobilization plans. The bosses of the Army, Navy and Air Forces were getting ready to step down. When they did, Harry Truman would have some important appointments to make.

The Army's General George C. Marshall, who passed the retirement age (64) last December, probably will retire before October. The Navy's iron-willed Admiral Ernest J. King, is still spring-stepped but will be 67 in November; he plans to get out about then.

General Henry H. Arnold is younger (59) but wartime strain has aged him perceptibly. Last week forthright...

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