Army & Navy - HIGH COMMAND: Second-Front Man

Like Lieut. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, brilliant commander of U.S. Forces in the European Theater, sandy-haired Major General Thomas ("Tom") Handy has a "star in his pocket" (Army phrase for being a man to watch). General Handy, 50-year-old Tennessean, who succeeded Eisenhower as Chief of the Operations Division on the General Staff in Washington, is almost unknown to U.S. citizens. Yet last week (as every week since his appointment) he worked about twelve hours a day for seven days on problems that worry U.S. citizens more than death & taxes: the second front and fronts all over the world.

To his...

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