ARMY & NAVY: Again, Mitchell


"Today the Navy lives princpally on hot air, manufactured ar spread by their Washington lobby —ONETIME COL. WILLIAM MITCHEL "What's the use of getting into an argument with a man who, on the face of it, doesn't know what he is talking about, and, if he did, couldn't tell the truth about it?" —ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY THEODORE DOUGLAS ROBINSON. This exchange of acrimonious accusations last week marked the return to the public ear of onetime Col. William Mitchell, deposed assistant chief of the Army Air Service (TIME, Nov. 2,...

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