Books: How to Be Fit Though Monty

THE PATH' TO LEADERSHIP (256 pp.) —Field Marshal Montgomery—Putnam ($4.50).

In some respects this book is a worthy sequel to Colonel Robert Baden-Powell's celebrated work, Scouting for Boys, but this is not necessarily a slight of its author. Bernard Law Montgomery, Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 73, would readily agree that Boy Scout ideals are what the world needs more of. It is disarming and somewhat startling to find a celebrated soldier, whatever the specific merits of his wartime role, writing without an ounce of embarrassment in praise of prudence, justice, temperance, fortitude, honor, courage and truthfulness. His aim is...

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