The Press: All Set

The correspondents were on their marks. The censors' blue pencils were ready. The moment was fast approaching when the starting gun would send away the race to the war's biggest news: the invasion of western Europe.

All news of all kinds must pass through terse-tongued Brigadier General Robert Alexis McClure's P&PW (Publicity and Psychological Warfare Division). Infantry-trained General McClure learned a lot about how to run his outfit (and how not to) in the Africa and Sicily invasions. He is well liked, tries to meet newsmen's requirements. His chief deputy is bland, balding...

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