ARMY & NAVY: A Star for Elliott?

In four years of service the Army Air Forces had done well by the President's second son, 34-year-old Elliott Roosevelt. Totally inexperienced as a soldier or military airman when he was commissioned, he had learned fast, risen fast, by 1943 was a full colonel. What was more remarkable was that nonpilot Roosevelt had become the commander of a battle outfit (a photo reconnaissance group) in an organization which normally holds such posts open to pilots only.

Last week the Air Forces put a star on Elliott Roosevelt's career. General "Hap" Arnold included his...

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