ARMED FORCES: The Case of the Missing Major

On the Italian front in December 1944, word reached OSS headquarters in Siena that Major William V. Holohan, chief of a secret mission far behind the German lines, had disappeared; the Army marked him down as one more brave man lost in the service of his country. Last week, 6½ years later, the Defense Department explained Major Holohan's disappearance: it was cold-blooded murder by four of his subordinates. The Defense Department's story was backed up point by point by the confessions of three of the accused men and by the recovery of...

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