U.S. At War: Eisenhower on War

After his tumultuous European receptions (see above), "Ike" Eisenhower invited correspondents in for a chat. For nearly an hour he stood, ramrod straight, answering all questions. Like a coach holding a post-mortem on a football game, he explained some plays, straightened out some disputed points.

Power Compounded. There was no such thing in Europe as a separate air war, ground war, sea war, logistic war, said Ike. The war had been an integration of all types of power. "When you put sea, ground and air together the result you get is not the sum of their separate powers. You multiply their power...

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