Last week, inspired by the award of a Bronze Star to T-3 Mickey Rooney for "entertaining troops under fire," Newsman Robert C. Ruark wrote in the New York World-Telegram:
"The Army is missing a bet in its distribution of medals. So far, Carole Landis has not been awarded a medal for having the largest chest measurement of any entertainer to visit the battle areas.
"This is rank injustice ... in light of the . . . Bronze Star which was given Mickey Rooney. . . .
"During the latter stage of the war Americans were laughed at by their allies for the...