ARMED FORCES: Promise Kept

In Korea last year, when Assistant Defense Secretary Anna Rosenberg promised that no one would have to put in a second winter, the generals winced. Both Ridgway and Van Fleet bluntly told her that it was impossible. Combat troops might be sent home, provided that there was no new Communist offensive, but most of the others would have to stay. Anna hastily amended her promise. Even then, the generals were skeptical.

Last week Anna proudly pointed out that her second promise had been kept. Since the first rotation ship left Kobe, Japan last March, 152,304 officers and G.I.s, 72,000 Navymen, and...

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