From an artillery outpost on Leyte,
Brigadier General Kenneth F. Cramer, deputy commander of the embattled
24th Division, watched the fight. Nearby officers noted that a Jap
sniper fired every time the 50-year-old National Guardsman took off his
helmet to mop his brow. Warned General Cramer promised to keep his hat
on his glistening bald pate hidden.
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