March 1963

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Volume 46, Issue 3

International armed forces track and field meets may one day take the place of Olympic competition

WHEN WORLD WAR I ended, the American high command was suddenly faced with many new and pressing problems. At the top of the list was this one: "What will we do to take up the time of personnel who have just I fought, won a war, and are now almost immobile?"

The responsibility of solving this disI turbing matter fell to General John G. Pershing, who was then Commanding General of American forces in Europe.

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Jack B Bradshaw

James Guilford