ARMY: Tankers

When the Sixth Armored Division was activated (Army for "hatched") at Fort Knox last week, the Army let it be known that the Armored Force now has two armored corps, made up of two divisions of 390 tanks apiece. Previously only two of the divisions were organized into a corps, the three other Armored Divisions were independent units. Under the present reorganization the tankers will have two new bosses: Major General Alvan Gillem Jr., who used to command the Third Armored Division, will take over the newly formed Second Corps; chief of the First Corps will be tough, profane, gimlet-eyed...

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