Cannoneers have hairy ears, according to an old artillery ditty. The infantry have dirt behind their ears, according to an infantry song. Tankers (who have no song at all, as yet) have dirty ears and dirty faces, and are proud of it. After a day in a tank's greasy, growling, churning innards, the begoggled men and officers of the U. S. Army's new Armored Force are sheathed in grime. But they wear their grime with a difference.

The infantry is still "Queen of Battles." But the Queen was hardly recognizable last week; she was scuttling around like a maid-of-all-work. In the...

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