NATO: Shifts at SHAPE

Packing his bags in Paris last week, outgoing Supreme Allied Commander Matthew Ridgway, off to become Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, presented his successor, General Alfred M. Gruenther, with a new command setup and a few new commanders:

General Lauris Norstad, 46, the U.S. Air Force's brainy, blue-eyed wonder, will become Gruenther's Deputy for Air Forces in Europe; in his new role, he will be responsible for organizing, training and deploying all NATO's air forces from Iceland to Turkey so that they can be brought to bear—probably with atom bombs—on any...

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