Religion: Unbowed

He is an ex-prisoner of war, and he carries his broken neck in a leather brace because a Jap soldier hit him with a rifle butt. But Alfred C. Oliver is also a chaplain. Last week, speaking at a Cincinnati bond drive, Colonel Oliver said of the Japs: "These inhuman men starve you to death and work you to death and beat you unmercifully while they are doing it."

But the blow that cracked the Methodist chaplain's neck did not break his Christian spirit. One morning, he recalled, "the sky was particularly brilliant" and it seemed that "all of the earth...

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