ARMY & NAVY: Unity of Command

ARMY & NAVY

We must do anything and everything to break the attitude of mind that the main fighting forces of the United States are separate entities. This is not the Army-Navy football game; this is war.

Thus spoke an official of the War Department, which—like everybody else—had noted the Pearl Harbor Commission's report (TIME, Feb. 2) that the Army & Navy in Hawaii were as uncooperative as a pair of strange terriers. Eyes front, both branches of the armed forces vigorously endorsed Franklin Roosevelt's moves to coordinate Army & Navy commands.

The importance of a unified command has been demonstrated positively...

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