Army & Navy: Mechanics' War

Starchy Alfred Robinson glancy, former vice president of General Motors Corp., long bemoaned Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal Government. Last week Glancy had a new and important job—under Franklin Roosevelt—running the automotive combat division of Army Ordnance in Detroit.

Scheduled to become a brigadier general Glancy will direct the "design, procurement, supply and maintenance of all Army vehicles and tanks." His first act on hitting Detroit was to take over the second highest building in town for a prospective staff of more than 2,500, for he has a terrific job ahead of...

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