SHAPE: Venus on a Tewt

At first it was prosaically called "CPX I," though it was really something like a TEWT, meaning tactical exercise without troops. Gathered in Paris last week were 199 top generals, admirals and air commanders from 13 NATO countries. They met behind closed doors to discuss what to do if the Russians attacked. After four days of it, a lowly two-star general had a new name for the exercise: Venus de Milo—no arms but plenty of SHAPE.


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