The Press: Expert

A retired British Major General last fortnight made his debut as a commentator in Newsweek. He was 66-year-old John Frederick Charles Fuller. His opening piece was an unmitigated condemnation of the Allied invasion of Italy as "unstrategic," and foolish.*

"The English Genius." A small, bald, mustached man, General Fuller was retired from the British Army in 1933 for a sharp (and justified) cry for reforms in army mechanizations. Later, he was a candidate for Parliament on Sir Oswald Mosley's Fascist ticket. He argued the Axis case, appeared with a glib Briton named William...

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