ARMY & NAVY: Biggest

ARMY & NAVY

South from San Pedro last week, bound for annual war games off Panama, foamed the great, grey majesty of the U. S. fleet.

To plain citizens that procession of battleships, cruisers, aircraft carriers and destroyers might seem Might enough to protect even 40,000 miles of coastline. But it did not seem so to the U. S. Navy Department. Therefore in Washington last week the House Appropriations Committee reported the biggest Navy supply bill in peacetime history, including authorization to spend upward of $102,000,000 to build two new battleships in case...

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