COMMAND: Shift in the Air

While playing golf last week at Tokyo, Lieut. General George E. Stratemeyer, commander of U.S. Far East Air Forces, suffered a heart attack. This week he was under an oxygen tent in a Tokyo hospital. At 60, genial "Strat" was in no shape to carry on, would probably have to write finis to a fine military career, which began with his graduation from West Point in 1915, brought him to command of the Army Air Forces in the India-Burma theater during World War II and to his F.E.A.F. post in April 1949. The Pentagon quickly named a new top...

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