Army & Navy And Civilian Defense: Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind!

Because the U.S. soldier is just as permeable to cold as any other forked biped, the Army has taken large thought on the wherewithal he shall be clothed. Among the experts whom Lieut. Colonel Letcher O. Grice of the Quartermaster Corps has consulted on the subject has been Dr. Paul Siple, onetime Boy Scout who thrice accompanied Admiral Byrd to the Antarctic. Some of the experts' views :

> Winter clothing must be light as well as warm. Best combination for cold weather: cotton and wool arranged in layers. The cotton breaks the wind; the wool insulates, absorbs perspiration. The Russians, who...

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