National Defense: School for Soldiers

"Far too many soldiers consider that they are in service only because the Government ordered it." Having reached this gloomy conclusion, tall, tough Lieut. General Ben Lear ordered the 125,000 men and officers of his Second Army to prepare to attend classes, in the first over-all educational program ever undertaken by the U.S. Army.

The three-month curriculum, as described by General Lear: 1) geography and the rudiments of international trade as affecting this nation; 2) history of the United States and the meaning of the Monroe Doctrine; 3) the Constitution and the background of man's struggle for liberty (this phase will give...

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