Army & Navy: The A.E.F. in Britain

Under the whiplash of World War II's direst crisis, the U.S. Army had poured troops, arms and supplies into the British Isles for a second-front fighting force. Yet the machine was a long way from being tuned up, would not run at full power before spring. One measure of its progress: the last cogs in its high command were supplied only last week.

Top Commander of the A.E.F. is Lieut. General Dwight David Eisenhower, 51, whose promotion to the top ranks was one of the cheering signs that the War Secretary Stimson and...

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