MASSACHUSETTS: For Services Rendered

"Through your experience in Libya you have gained a knowledge and understanding of military and strategic considerations which will greatly enhance your usefulness to the country as a United States Senator. I cannot but feel that you will render more service to the American people by performing the important duties of a Senator rather than devoting your energies to the purely military phases of the war as a junior officer."

Thus wrote precise old (73) Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson to handsome young (40) Major Henry Cabot Lodge. Senator from Massachusetts,...

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