ARMY & NAVY: Billions for Defense

Where the Sabine River divides Louisiana from Texas, 68,000 Regulars of the U. S. Army maneuvered last week. Their war game, unrolled under a hot sun, on russet roads of sand and clay, in air sweet with the odor of pine trees, was the biggest the U. S. Army had ever had.

The Army got a good look at Louisiana: moss, bats, and dark, stagnant pools in forests of oak and pine; Negroes, staring wall-eyed from weather-grey shacks; from shacks no better, poor whites whose grand pappies saw the Confederates run the Yanks...

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