Army & Navy: School for Amateurs

On a rain-splashed Maryland hilltop last week stood a shivering band of Army generals, colonels, majors and news correspondents. Below them, spread over a sea of yellow muck, was an amazing spectacle. An M-4 (General Sherman) tank lumbered noisily through the mud, nosed down into a shell hole, up the other side, paused before the generals' hill, then roared away. At its heels came a lighter tank, a General Stuart, followed rank on rank by U.S. gun carriers, tanks, armored cars, combination gun & man carriers in seemingly endless variety, the newest and...

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