Army & Navy - DEMOBILIZATION: Operation Eisenhower

A Senate subcommittee with eyes cocked at the political heavens summoned Chief of Staff Eisenhower last week to explain the demobilization snafu—and incidentally to air their own views. They reckoned without Strategist Ike Eisenhower. Before the week was out he had passed the buck right back to Congress.

Angered by Congressional needling, Ike Eisenhower gritted out: "I have commanded more American soldiers than anyone else in history. You men cannot possibly have a greater interest in them than me."

And in that mood, before the committee, before both houses and over the radio,...

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