AT SEA: Whose Navy Now?

In Great Britain and the Americas last week, first reaction to news of the fall of France was grim silence. Next was: what about the French Navy? Well were people justified in their concern about whether the French Navy was still French—or to be surrendered to Germany with the Army. Added to Italy's Navy and what remains of the German, the French Navy would give the Axis a preponderance (in terms of capital ships) of 15 to 14 over the British, with at least five new battleships (including the French Richelieu) about ready for the Axis, to five new...

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