Month: August 2020

Famous quotes about the Stars and Stripes military newspaper

I do not believe that any one factor could have done more to sustain the morale of the A.E.F. than The Stars and Stripes. General John J. (Blackjack) Pershing This newspaper should be the equivalent of a soldier’s hometown newspaper, with no censorship of its contents, other than for security. General Dwight D. Eisenhower I …

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Front Page of the January 19, 1944 issue of The Stars and Stripes

Bombers Hail One-Man Air Force

In the January 19, 1944 issue of the American Military newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, is what should be considered one of the reporter’s Andy Rooney’s very best Stripes articles. He wrote of a U. S. fighter pilot who makes Western movie heroes seem possible in their adventures against terrible odds. The airman, Major James …

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