ARMY: Bigger

Indications of the U.S. Army's growing size and strength:

> The War Department announced formation of four new armored divisions, making 14 in all. Of these, the 11th is already formed, the 12th is forming, 13th and 14th* will soon get under way. (The 7th and 11th will compose the new Third Armored Corps under Major General Willis D. Crittenberger at Camp Polk, La.)

> One of two new Infantry divisions to be formed in October—the 92nd at Fort McClellan, Ala.—will be the second all-Negro division of World War II. A new Infantry Corps, the...

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