Safety in Attack

Most Americans long believed that the best way to be safe was to ring the nation with a Maginot Line of battleships, sit tight on U.S. arms at home. Last week, with the U.S. Navy scattered to the seven seas and over 5,000,000 troops scheduled to be abroad by July, the U.S. felt safer than it had since the war began. As evidence that the best defense is still attack, the Army and Navy began emptying men from U.S. coastal defenses, to ship them overseas. The Army ended all inland practice blackouts. Coastal...

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