CARRIERS: Cargo Jam?

To all its grey warships at sea, to its land forces overseas the U. S. Government last week broadcast: "Germany has entered Poland. Fighting and bombing is in progress. . . . Govern yourselves accordingly."

Ships of the U. S. Merchant Marine (see p. 63) picked up the message and put on more steam for port. Ships of France, Italy, Germany and many of England had for the most part already abandoned the high seas—a fact which portended a cargo jam at U. S. ports.

Only 36% of the U. S.'s $3,000,000,000 annual exports are...

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