GREAT BRITAIN: New Tartans, New Tunes

Ever since Defense Minister Duncan Sandys announced his radical decision last April to cut Britain's army almost in half, London's bleak, grey War Office has gone almost on a wartime footing of late nights and worried councils, to determine which of the nation's famed regiments should be spared and which must go.Last week 46-year-old War Secretary John Hare faced newsmen and a battery of television lights to break the news. In less than an hour, Hare sounded the Last Post for 51 major army units and many more smaller units. By 1962, Britain's army, now...

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