Army & Navy: Broad Jumprs

ARMY Broad Jumpers

The shape of things to come for the U.S. Army became clearer last week. Formation of the nation's first division of airborne troops was announced by Under Secretary Robert Porter Patterson—and a second airborne division soon. For global warfare, this new U.S. airborne force is substantially smaller than a regular triangular infantry division. But it is only a first step. Many, many more divisions are on paper, under lock & key, in the War Plans office. Hints have been dropped in Washington that over-all U.S....