ARMY & NAVY: Interim Report


Franklin Roosevelt said last week: "If the U. S. is to have any defense, it must have total defense." The U. S. people agreed with both hands. And last week they wanted to know how much has been done about U. S. Defense, how much remained to be done. After a week of reports, official statements, military arithmetic, they were bound to conclude that the U. S., materially and mentally, was still far from "total defense."

Work Done seemed to add up to mighty small potatoes. Of $5,400,000,000 which Congress had voted for Defense since May, a piddling fraction...

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