The Amphibians Came To Conquer
Vice Admiral George C. Dyer, U.S.N. (Ret.), Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1972. 1,298 pp. Two volumes. Illus. $14.50 per set.
Reviewed by Hanson W. Baldwin
(Mr. Baldwin, a 1924 graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, served on active Navy duty in both battleships and destroyers until 1927. After resigning his commission in that year, he became a reporter for the Baltimore Sun. Two years later, he joined the staff of The New York Times. He became military editor of that newspaper in 1942, and remained in that position until his retirement 1968. The World War H Pulitzer Prize winner for journalism, he is the author of 14 books, including his latest, Strategy for Tomorrow. Since his retirement from The Times, he has been a consultant and roving reporter for the Reader's Digest.)
“Well, I guess they always send for the SOBs when the going gets tough.”