ARMY & NAVY: The Mitchell Case

The trial of Colonel William Mitchell for "insulting" the Army and Navy (TIME, Nov. 9 et seq.) last week brought forward colorful witnesses.

Captain Anton Heinen, German Zeppelin expert, was among them. He declared that the Shenandoah had been made unsafe for operation because safety valves had been removed.

Rear Admiral William S. Sims, retired, declared that in his belief the warship of the future is the airplane carrier; that the Navy Department has no aviation policy; that it is hazardous to send airplanes into the Arctic. Of the Shenandoah, he said: "My idea...

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