The Press: Pass the Ammunition

In four years as a United Press war correspondent, lean, handsome Charles P. Arnot saw plenty of battles. He watched the sinking of the U.S.S. Hornet, covered the battle of Guadalcanal and the invasion of Guam. Last week, Newsman Arnot, 33, was in the thick of a different battle. As director of Amerika-Dienst, news and feature service of the U.S. High Commission in Germany, he was passing the ammunition to German newspapers in the cold war against Russian propaganda.

The service was Arnot's own idea, set up in July 1948 after he went to...

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