Education: The Arts of Peace

On the rue d Ayen in bedraggled St. Germain, France, stands a bright, pink, three-story schoolhouse. In its library are $25,000 worth of books. Its music room has an electric phonograph and a big collection of classical records. Its basement hums with lathes and its upper floors are alive with the clatter of typewriters and sewing machines. Last week the school awarded its first graduation, certificates—to WACs, for their proficiency in beauty culture.

The St. Germain school is one of the first G.I. schools to be set up under the Army's mammoth post-V-E education...

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