Army & Navy: New Fahey

Mr. James Charles Fahey is a burly cheerful, 38-year-old New Yorker who has worked out a nice, peaceful existence for himself, characterized by plenty of leisure.

Last week he began to wonder whether the pursuit of his business-and-hobby the composition of the U.S. Navy, wasn't getting to be too much of a good thing. He had little peace and less leisure. His phone rang all day. His little office was busy as an anthill. And he had to hire a secretary.

Fahey had published a revised, wartime edition of his Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, a compendium on the U.S. Navy...

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