ARMED FORCES: Brave New Weapons

Beamingly happy to be back among soldiers, Dwight Eisenhower spent a day at the Fort Benning, Ga. Army Infantry Center last week, watching a demonstration of new Army weapons and equipment undreamed of when he was Allied Supreme Commander in Europe during World War II. Most impressive:

¶ The Davy Crockett tactical nuclear weapon, a sort of mortar that fires an atomic shell roughly 5 in. in diameter, with a punch enormously greater than the biggest conventional artillery shell ever fired. The Jeep-mounted version is fired by two men, has a range...

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