Army & Navy - COMMAND: Change of Stars

Once before—it was about the time he had pinned the third star on his shoulder —he had packed his kit. But the misfortunes of war sent him back to his old job. Last week Lieut. General Alexander Archer Vandegrift of Guadalcanal and Bougainville packed up again. This time he was really on his way. Where that way would take him is still a Marine secret. His successor as commander of the South Pacific's Marines: Major General Roy S. Geiger.

Thickset, poker-faced, chilly-eyed General Geiger is another Marine's Marine. He joined up in 1907...

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