Army And Navy: Fighting Rules

Stanch, dignified old War Secretary Henry Stimson had only scorn for enthusiasts of dirty commando tactics. At Randolph Field, Tex. last week he warned cadets: "You must go into battle to fight with the skill and courage of the Axis, but not with their cruelty and brutality. When you go into battle you will be equipped with the finest material an enlightened government can provide. But in addition to this, you must be brave, and as representatives of a free republic you will have an indefinable something that your enemies don't have...

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