The Press: Star-Spangled Banter

From Piper Cub liaison planes into the shell-pocked snows of the Apennines fell bundles of food and ammunition—and news. The Army's oldest divisional newspaper was still on the job, and the most remote patrols of the Italian front got their copies. The 45th Division News had cranked out a special four-color holiday edition.

By last week air delivery had become just one more unconventional routine for the News and its editor, 28-year-old Sergeant Don Robinson (ex-Knoxville News Senfinel, Albuquerque Tribune, Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman). Born in September 1940, as the "first [Army]...

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