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By last week practically all hope of armament limitation had disappeared from the world. In its wake came the following developments: United States. The Senate passed (65-to-18) the House bill to build the U. S. Navy up to Treaty strength in seven years (TIME, Feb. 5). Cost: $750,000,000 to $1,000,000,000. Ships: one airplane carrier, 99,200 tons of destroyers (65), 35-530 tons of submarines (30). Aircraft: a number "commensurate with a Treaty navy." Author of the bill was Georgia's Carl Vinson. Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee. Washington's two Senators tacked...

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