The Week

August 1942
New Republic;8/24/42, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p211
Focuses on several socio-political issues in the U.S. Conflict between the U.S. Army and the Navy over the indecisiveness of army bombers to attack a Japanese airplane carrier spotted by a navy flying boat, during the attack on Dutch Harbor, Alaska; Discussion on instances where military and other government information services have been accused of lack of candor or of serious bungling and inefficiency; Plans of politician Harold Knutson to stand for renomination in the primaries in Minnesota; Comments on privileges and immunities, termed as extraterritoriality, that the citizens of the U.S. have enjoyed in China.


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