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Heroes: Home Is the Sailor

All the way from Washington, Chester Nimitz had studied the statistics of disaster. None conveyed so urgently the task that faced him as the sight that met...

Army & Navy - MERGER: One-Yard Line

The Navy's position in the merger battle finally became clear last week: merger per se is a secondary matter; primarily, what the Navy is fighting against is...

COMMAND: Solution

The Joint Chiefs of Staff settled the argument last week about who would be overall boss of the Pacific war. The boss will be the Joint Chiefs of Staff. They...

ARMED FORCES: Big Gun Victory

To replace aging Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz as Chief of Naval Operations, President Truman last week picked Admiral Louis E. Denfeld, 56, commander of the...

World Battlefronts: GLOBAL COMBAT

A year ago these lines curving across the hemispheres would have looked like wishful thinking. About a year ago every Allied line of attack seemed to be a line...

World Battlefronts: Along the Coast

The long arm of U.S. land-based air power reached farther west and north from New Guinea toward the Japanese island defenses. Army and Navy commands in the...

Entrepreneurs: The Great lam

Dr. Wendell Phillips, paleontologist, is rather like a mirage on one of the Arabian deserts that he frequents. He looks too good to be true and he never quite...

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