THE CONGRESS: A Choice of Specters

The U.S. was shown a specter of Russian armed might last week. On the say-so of U.S. military men, the Russians have:

¶ More 6-293 than the U.S.—built from U.S. models which landed in Russia during the war and which the Russians seized.

¶ An aircraft industry which, in military aircraft, is outbuilding the U.S. 12 to 1.

¶ Air bases in northeast Siberia across the Bering Strait from Alaska, from which they could bomb any city in the U.S.

¶ From 260 to 300 submarines, some of them of the deadliest German type, against which the U.S. as yet...

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