ARMED FORCES: From Somewhere to Fraternity

In Washington last week, the U.S. Navy issued a pious pronouncement. It had banned From Here to Eternity, a movie about sex, sadism and misery in the pre-World War II Army, because the film is "derogatory to a brother service." The Navy took this solicitous stand despite the fact that the Army-Air Force Motion Picture Service had already approved the movie. Said Brigadier General Frank Dorn, the Army's deputy chief of information: "The general reaction at the end is good for the Army."

This quick journey from somewhere to inconsistency left Army-Navy relations about the same as ever. Anonymous Navy...

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