Army & Navy - HEROES: Double D.S.M.

When the U.S. felt strong enough to move into the Aleutians, Major General Eugene M. Landrum was picked to do the moving. In difficult terrain and weather and within easy bombing range of Kiska, he built strong bases in the Andreanof Islands. For this Gene Landrum won the Army's D.S.M. His next assignment was driving the Japs out of Attu. For vigorous execution of a soundly planned offensive, the Navy last week added its D.S.M.

This ex-private and son of a Confederate soldier was unmoved by his rare double honor. At his headquarters after the presentation, whittling a stick as...

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