National Affairs: Fighting Judge

One August day in 1918, Captain Robert Porter Patterson, 306th Infantry, U.S.A., led a patrol into the German lines in France, surprised and wiped out an enemy outpost, killed several men in a second one, and then, singlehanded, covered his patrol's retreat. That day won him the Distinguished Service Cross. Before his death at 60, in the Elizabeth air crash last week (see above), the nation was to pay him many another tribute. For Bob Patterson never stopped fighting.

Call to the Jungles. The son of a Glens Falls, N.Y. lawyer, Patterson was educated at Union College (Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard...

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