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I had known him since I 9 3 3 when we were classmates at the Army War College in Washington. While a brilliant, hardworking officer, Sutherland had always rubbed people the wrong way. H e was egotistic, like most people, but an unfortunate bit of arrogance combined with his egotism had made him almost universally disliked. However, he was smart, capable of a lot of work, and from my contacts with him I had found he knew so many of the answers that I could understand why General MacArthur had picked him for his chief of staff.
H e definitely had a mind of his own and a temper that was a joy to watch in operation, but he was a square shooter and his decisions were sound. H e told you what he wanted done and then let you alone to produce results. W e got along together fine, in spite of my complicated assignment. 1 was responsible to DeWitt for the air defense of the West Coast and the offshore reconnaissance. At the same time, I was training fighter and bomber groups under General Arnold. W e combined the two missions as far as possible and worked out a fairly respectable solution.
General Brett did not go with me. Sutherland said the “Old Man” was in, so I walked into his office and introduced myself. T h e general shook hands, said he was glad to see me, and told me to sit down. For the next half hour, as he talked while pacing back and forth across the room, I really heard about the shortcomings of the Air Force. As he warmed up to his subject, the shortcomings became more and more serious, until finally there was 28 With MacArthur in Australia nothing left but an inefficient rabble of boulevard shock troops whose contribution to the war effort was practically nil.