The Press: The G.l.'s Friend

To U.S. servicemen in Europe, it is the "Oversexed Weekly." To Major General Edwin A. Walker, late of the 24th Infantry Division stationed in West Germany, it is "immoral, unscrupulous, corrupt and destructive." To its proprietor, Marion Rospach, 36, a stocky, energetic divorcee with a tomboy bob, it is a paper of high moral tone because it refuses to cover sodomy cases or "trials involving indecent assaults on children." But the Overseas Weekly, an English-language tabloid published in Frankfurt, West Germany, balks at little else, takes particular delight in headlining the missteps of military brass. By last week, the Overseas Weekly...

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