Letters, May 29, 1978

The U.S. Navy

To the Editors:

Re your story "Attack on the Navy" [May 8]: keeping the sea lanes open is vital to the future of Western Europe and the U.S. The more significant the disparity between U.S. and Soviet naval power, the more serious the threat to the security of the free world. It is imperative that the U.S. increase naval expenditures to meet the Soviet challenge.

Robert Frisby

Rockville, Md.

In evaluating our Navy, we should recall some of its famous mottoes: "Don't give up the dollars," "I have not yet begun to spend,"...

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