Army & Navy: The Adventures of Pat

Brigadier General Patrick Jay Hurley had disappeared from Washington again last week. His friends assumed that he was off once more on a mysterious war errand for the President. Washington could not get over the spectacle of Pat Hurley, every bit as anti-New Deal as his old boss Herbert Hoover, turning out to be one of Franklin Roosevelt's trusted lieutenants. Since Pearl Harbor General Hurley had spanned six continents as the President's special representative.

Not that Pat Hurley had not always been a man of mixed allegiances. Born in Indian Territory 60 years ago,...

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