Army & Navy: Back to School

After V-E day, shipping shortages will leave tens of thousands of unneeded troops temporarily stranded in Europe and Africa. To keep them occupied, the Army this week was rapidly completing plans for an elective educational program (less serious G.I.s have a choice of supervised recreation), including every grade of study from literacy classes to postgraduate seminars.

Many of the details will depend on where U.S. forces end up, what duties they will still have to perform. But the program was sufficiently set to indicate that it will be much vaster in size and scope...

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