ARMY & NAVY: The Army Exonerated

When Senator Thomas E. Watson, of Georgia, died last August, he left behind him a legacy of charges against the United States Army in France. Disgruntled ex-soldiers and others had induced him to believe that members of the American Expeditionary Forces had been executed without trial or court-martial.

A committee appointed to investigate the charges has just submitted its findings to the Senate. Its report contained only ten lines, one of the shortest on record, and completely exonerated all army officers of the charges preferred. A supplementary report also vindicated Major H....

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