Army & Navy - COMMAND: Congress Asks Questions

The biggest Navy appropriation bill in history — $32,647,134,336 — was passed last week by the House of Representatives. The bill laid out more than three times as much as the whole New Deal Government in 1938, but the House approved it, 257-0. For war and for the peace the U.S. was committed to have and ta hold the greatest naval power on all the seven seas.

This monolithic fact is a basing point in all policy, foreign and domestic. Slowly the public, like Congress, is getting used to its vast outline:...

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