World Battlefronts: Straws

The second front in Western Europe had passed from speculation into certainty:

>London and Washington flatly reported that the U.S. Army's Chief of Staff, General George C. Marshall, would soon be at work in London as commander in chief of all Allied invasion forces.

>The Army & Navy Journal said that General Marshall had personally picked Major General Milton A. Reckord (onetime head of the Maryland National Guard) as Provost Marshal (head of military police) for the European theater.

>A flock of resignations from OWI's London staff signaled a shift in emphasis from civilian propaganda...

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