National Affairs: Men of Arms (Cont'd)

Last week the Senate committee investigating the munitions industry closed up shop until after the November elections. Before its members scattered to their homes, they added the following facts and fancies to the official record:

¶ From 1930 to 1933 United Aircraft & Transport Corp.'s business in Germany totaled $59,000. In 1933 it jumped to $272,000, and in the first eight months of 1934 to $1,445,000. Biggest German purchases: unmounted Pratt & Whitney engines. The Senate committee promptly concluded that United was helping Germany rearm in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. But...

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