Books: Undressed Warriors

WARRIORS IN UNDRESS—F. J. Hudleston—Little, Brown ($3.50). As librarian of the British War Office, Mr. Hudleston has pored these many years over curious volumes. To readers of Warriors in Undress it will be instantly self-evident that he long ago formed the excellent habit of jotting down a good thing when he sees it. Probably on these occasions he slaps his knee and cries: "By gad! That's good!"

Out of a rarely discriminative collection of such tidbits, he has fashioned these wholly delightful and often pungent essays chiefly anent great soldiers of the past. One...

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