People: Screams & Shouts

Judgments were being snapped right & left.

Dwight Elsenhower, screamed Moscow's Literary Gazette, is a "mad warmonger," and his Crusade in Europe is "a peculiar mixture of insinuations, born of megalomania and artificial delirium." Ike himself didn't think it was quite so bad, although, like any neophyte author, he had a few doubts. In the New York Times Book Review he admitted that "I'm still not dead sure [it was worth bringing out]. I'm no critic. I've been a soldier all my life, and when you come down to it it's simply an old soldier's story."

An old admiral's story was also due...

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