What's Wrong with Our Navy ?

Mitchell, Donald W.
September 1940
New Republic;9/30/40, Vol. 103 Issue 14, p437
Focuses on problems faced by the U.S. Navy. Concerns related to unsatisfactory methods of promotion of officers, an antiquated shore organization and the world's slowest and most expensive shipbuilding; Reasons for the civilian criticism of the Navy; Failure of the Navy Department in awarding shipbuilding contracts in time; Criticism of the working of Bureaus of Construction and Repair and Engineering; Concerns about the maladministration in the Navy.


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