TITLE

Air Freight v. U-Boat

AUTHOR(S)
Strout, Richard Lee
PUB. DATE
August 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;8/3/42, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the advantages of air transport over water transport in the race against time that accompanies a war situation. Loss of aircraft endangers lesser number of lives than a ship; Dangers in submarine sinking; Capacity of the airplanes to carry cargo in a short duration; Proposals by Henry J. Kaiser, West Coast shipbuilder for an airplane cargo fleet; Doubts over the availability of the requisite material to construct aircraft; Kaiser's claims effective in stirring up pressure to force construction of cargo carrier at a faster rate.
ACCESSION #
14855177

 

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