World Battlefronts: Lucky Archie

Teddy Roosevelt had four sons. They all went to Harvard. They all inherited some of their father's fire. They all fought in World War I. Quentin was killed in action flying in France. Kermit, after a wandering spell with the British Army, came back to the U.S. Army, died on duty last spring in Alaska. Teddy Jr. deserted the publishing business in 1941, rejoined the Army, became a brigadier general, fought in Tunisia and distinguished himself for his memory of soldiers' names, his strut and his coolness under fire. The other son was Archibald.

Tall, casual Archie, who won the Croix de...

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