Expenditures for High Explosives; Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the War Department, United States, Sixty-Third Congress, Third Session, Relative to Expenditures by the War Department as to the High Explosives Volume 1-2

Expenditures for High Explosives; Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the War Department, United States, Sixty-Third Congress, Third Session, Relative to Expenditures by the War Department as to the High Explosives Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... is not going to lift a finger, I imagine, when war breaks out between Japan and the United States, to save the latter. Europe has a "Monroe Doctrine" of its own, and it includes the determination to let the United States stew in her own juice. I have made also a strong appeal to President Wilson to give a helprilng hand to stop this gigantic fraud of the Armor Trust and Or ance Bureau b ordering an investigation. At the request of Senator Martine, of ew Jersey, and Hon. Graham, of Illinois, whom I had convinced of the rotten afiair, the Senator arranged an interview with Mr. Wilson at Seagirt, where we had about one hour with Mr. Wilson, on August 5, 1912. I can not understand, therefore, why President Wilson now attempts to shelter a few dislo al officers and put in jeopardy the lives of thousands of honest an brave in service. Now I quote one of the many letters which I have written to President Wilson, and two of the many letters to the honorable Seeretary of the Navy: Louis GATHMANN, Consurrrms NAVAL ENGINEER, September 18, 1918. Hon. Woonnow W1LsoN, President of the United States. Sm: I beg to remind you of the promise you made to Congressman Graham, Mr. Bride, and the undersigned, August 5, 1912, at Seagirt, when we had the opportunity to show you photographs and ocuments, conclusive evidence that certain ofiicers had violated their oflicial oath to favor the armor manufacturers--in fact, that our whole country is officially defrauded. You also stated to us that witnesses should be protected, so that the whole facts may be uncovered, and the abuses rectified. Still the fact remains that the money appropriated for the defense of our country is still mainly invested as advised by men who are disloyal to their official...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753585
  • 9781236753588