ARMY: Battle of the Carolinas

Tanks can be stopped by fast-thinking, fast-moving defense. The U.S. Army learned that vital lesson last week during a five-day sham battle over slightly rolling country, straddling the borderline between the Carolinas, on a terrain well gridded with roads—good tank country.

Head professor for the lesson was flashy, parrot-beaked Lieut. General Hugh Aloysius Drum, commander of the First Army, whose professional fitness (like other high commanders') was being tested by the maneuvers. He came through with flying colors (though once his personal colors almost hit the ground). His force (numerically superior, equal...

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