Letters, Jan. 13, 1958

Paging the Pentagon

Sir:

Enjoyed your Dec. 23 article, "Break Up the Joint Chiefs." I feel that the military situation would be enhanced greatly if this were done. As a starter, the Pentagon should conduct a thorough study of the German World War II Armed Forces Supreme Command. They might find many fertile ideas.

LEWIS ELVIN Arlington, Va.

Sir:

In advancing the views of Generals Doolittle and Gavin, TIME has accepted at face value the statements of two officers renowned for extreme partisanship on behalf of their own services. There are military men...

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