Army & Navy - COMMAND,THE COST: God Help George Marshall


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Last week an air of great decision hung over Washington. To some it even seemed that the commanders and civilians who hold the fate of the U.S. in their hands had decided at last "how the U.S. is going to fight the war."

The decision apparently had to do with the intricate, vital, all-inclusive problem of U.S. manpower (TIME, Oct. 5)—a problem which goes to the roots of global strategy, because the number and kind of fighting men the U.S. elects to place on the battle...

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