Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on September 17, 1944 · Page 5
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SUNDAY TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1911 FITO First Biography of America's Great General Ann • ( Gen. Douglas MacArthur fighting .and now threaten to invade both to hold off the Japs swarming into _ .. . . the Philippines and thp islands of COMMANDING GENERAL: EUROPEAN THEATER XIII Whether the event makes the 1 the Pncific, the question arose, Who man, or the man makes the event,'will lead the forces against the Axis Is tP.'c conjecture of historians. With | hordes who have conquered Europe North and South America? Division, and General Elsenhower was now at the head of what the War Department described as controlling nerve center of Army." * the Marshall and said simply, "Oenenil Marshall, I haven't tried to thank you yet." the! "Don't try to thank me," Gen- jeral Marshall replied. "You go over fight wltli them to the ends of the the morale of earth if necc.siary. The question.! through the however, time?" This question, loo. was In tlie^ was. "k this the right) ualnini: with nnatlnii. his boys. They wont Kiueling wcck.v ot i "{'o ur die" deUTtn- The British officers found In Ccr- era! El&enhoiver a man they cuuld work with. Brilliant military men, (Continued^on Page S, Col. l) The War Department, the Gen- ! to thank you." eral Staff, and the White House were in conference day and night. Finally the momentous decision was reached — this was the man. He measured up to all the qualifications of modern warfare, had a genius In organization, was an expert with tanks, a firm believer in jand c!3 tiie job and we'll have cause [minds of the Americans. The" trc- 1 nicndous iiuccises of the Axis oni e his "Chin-up"/ Send a new, smiling "Pin-up JJ of yourself. Have that picture taken now in our studio ... 3 for $ 5.95 October 15 t ^ 1 the last day to mail Christmas gifts Overseas No appointment is needed. Proofs shown Photograph Studio 4th Floor ROSENBAUM'S There were many able generals [air power, and the co-ordination of tn Washington, many of them hav-llaml, sea and air lorcf.s. He was a ing won renown in World War 1.1 natural-born leader of men. The nation faced the emergency of [ General Marshall called Major- building a great army in the quick-[General Eisenhower to his office est possible time. How the miracle [and said, "You're going over to was performed under Gen. George i command the European divisions. C. Marshall, Chief of Staff, the farm boy from Unlontown, Penn- When can 'you start?" Eisenhower, taken by surprise, sylvania. who had come out of the j swallowed quickly and replied, "To- Virginia Military Institute, Is a book (morrow morning I" for i"u til re historians. j It Is said that he received this The Army's revitalization program] appointment because of two rea- 1 needed n man. Five days after] sons: First, his amazing record in I Pearl Harbor, General Marshall, a getting things done; second, hisi XIV General Elsenhower had three major problems facing him in establishing the European Theater of Operations. The first was vhe train- Ing of United States troops; second, the establishment of close co-operation between the personnel of British and American armed and civilian services; third, preparation for future actions. He discovered that hit- first Job in England was to defeat defeatism. The Britons were thrilled by the arrival of the Americans and would had created the myth of the Invincibility of HiMcr. General Eisenhower, addressing his own soldiers, declared, "Pessimism tind defeatism will not or tolerated. Any officer or soldiei who cannot ilsc above the recognized obstacles and bitter pros- pc,cts that lie in store for us hat no recourse but to ass for instant release from this theater. And If lit shows such an attitude and doesn't ask for release he will go home anyway." His western fighting spirit aroused keen analyzer of potentialities in soldiers, sent for Eisenhower, ris strong advocacy of a Second Front, i Convinced of this necessity, he had! was informed that he was to take; worked out "practical plans" which over the War Plans Division, as its i were so plausible and brilliant that, chief, and was* to formulate the'they commanded the attention of} grand strategy for all theaters of i the War Department. Ike "talked! operation. j it out" with Mamie, his wife, at His only comment as he left General Marshall's office was, "Yes, they've given me a new job. I guess somebody must have : told General Marshall I was a hot shot." With a shrug ot his shoulders he went away—to go to work. Sitting st his new post In Washington, the world became a huge chessboard before him. Watching every move, their home in Washington. The responsibilities of the new job were discussed.. He was willing to under- j take anything in the service of hlsi country. His wife had full con-' fidence In his utility to carry out! his plans; she had lived with him! twenty-six years; she knew the| Eisenhower character and detcrmin- \ ntion. . i General Staff officers In Wash-i he sent strategic orders to- American commanders In both hernl-,, spheres. His penetrating vision 1'"^on Save this word picture of gained immediate respect,' They j^^^meeting^w^tojhem. Snap, . P lly ln >'»iB his plans before them. ne sald: " Tll ls is what it is Roosevelt, recognizing I} 1 ! 3 ^ wlluat w ' re golng to do - knew a master hand wa.s plaving the °ame " President Eisenhower's skill, nominated him for the raiik of major-general. 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