National Affairs: No Third Team

Apparently confident that the bitter protests against Pacific redeployment (TIME, Aug. 27) came only from a "fringe" of Army gripers, a War Department spokesman said last week; "The men who beat the Nazis to their knees . . . and defeated the Japanese . . . will not want to throw away the peace before we have begun keeping it." In the meantime the Army had hastily announced that no soldiers with 75 points and no ground forces men over 37 years of age would be sent overseas.

Peace had caught the armed forces in...

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