> Approved President Roosevelt's two Republican appointees, Henry L. Stimson as Secretary of War, Frank Knox as Secretary of the Navy.
> Passed, with a few minor amendments, the bill authorizing a "two-ocean" Navy by 1946, calling for a 70% enlargement over the present authorized tonnage. Estimated additional cost: $4,000,000,000.
> Completed legislation authorizing the appointment of an Army man, Colonel Donald H. Connolly of the Engineers Corps, to the civil job of Administrator of Civil Aeronautics.
> Received President Roosevelt's grim, portentous request for an additional $4,848,171,957 for national defense.
> Accepted the Senate's changes in the "two-ocean" Navy bill,...