NAVY: Shake-Up

Last week the U. S. Navy shook itself violently, prepared to settle down Feb. 1 under a new seagoing command, a new organization. The shakeup, announced by Secretary Frank Knox, was not particularly notable in its dimensions. But to most naval officers it was of extreme interest, for if war comes, this is likely to be the new command and this the new organization under which the Navy will fight.

To many a landlubber it has long seemed odd that, with a war going on in Europe, the Atlantic is policed only by...

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