National Affairs: The General is Retired

"I am sure you don't like me any more —and I don't blame you. But I am equally sure that you know in your heart . . . that in whatever you might ask me to do, I would serve you faithfully and loyally. . . ."

So wrote General Hugh S. Johnson, appealing to the President to reappoint him as a brigadier general in the Army Reserve. The War Department had approved General Johnson's application for his fourth reappointment, but last week the President turned him down.

General Johnson, 58, with 42 years in the Army or the Reserve, leaped into the...

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