ARMY & NAVY: Pacific Bastions

ARMY & NAVY Pacific Bastions

In Berlin, Harry Truman caused many an eyebrow to be raised when he declared: "There is not one piece of territory . . . that we want out of this war." Last week, in his address to the nation, the President backtracked. He made it clear that he was not talking about military bases "necessary for the complete protection of our interests and of world peace." The U.S., he said, will have "bases which our military experts deem to be essential."

The President named none. But a postwar blueprint of...

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