World War: BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Glamor in Arms

Last week Britain's armed forces got their youngest and sweetest general. Mrs. Jean Knox, 33, a neat brunette with quick blue eyes and smileable lips which she colors vermilion, took over as Chief Controller (feminine counterpart of Major General) of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (feminine counterpart of the Army*).

Jean Knox's advancement had been spectacular. In three years she rose from the rank of happy housewife, cooking and sewing for her R.A.F. squadron-leader husband and her 14-year-old daughter in her country home in Hertfordshire, first to plain volunteer, then to Chief A.T.S....

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