Army & Navy - COMMAND: The General Explains

Why does the U.S., which already has 1,000,000 men overseas, need an army of 7,500,000 men, plus 650,000 officers? The tall, lean man who knows more about the U.S. Army than anybody else answered that question last week. General George Catlett Marshall said:

"Germany and Japan have determined the size of the U.S. Army. We are in to win; and not to compromise. There must be no tie game.

"It took six months of intense study of our resources and the entire world military situation to arrive at the figure 7,500,000 as the size the Army should reach next year. I do...

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