Army & Navy - LOGISTICS: Bomber Businessmen

Across a wintry Harvard quadrangle this week marched 151 singing Air Forces cadets to graduation exercises that made them Stat Control Officers, newest category of the Army Air Forces. They already had their orders for a new kind of field duty that is a cross between war and big business.

Behind them was training such as U.S. soldiers had seldom seen. Picked, from the Air Forces training school at Miami, they had been whisked to Harvard's Graduate School of Business Administration, put through six weeks of courses ranging from statistical methods and analysis...

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