ARMY & NAVY: 40,000 Seamen

Last week off Gonaives, seaport of Haiti, the burning rays of a tropical sun shone on well-scrubbed decks and burnished brass and steel made rainbows in flying spray. More than 100 U. S. warships strung out in a long grey line against lazily heaving waves and the deep blue of the sky. Huge battleships, their flags flying, moved along like imperturbable swimming pyramids; slim grey destroyers cut through the water as precisely as a butcher's whirling knife slices cheese; ungainly plane and submarine tenders waddled past. The only sounds were the faint...

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