Urgent Deficiency Appropriations on Account of War Expenses; 1918, Hearing 65th Congress, 1st Session

Urgent Deficiency Appropriations on Account of War Expenses; 1918, Hearing 65th Congress, 1st Session

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... but we will not need them by the 1st of September. Some of the articles which will be short we will not really need at that time. The Chairman. Will all the camps and cantonments be ready for occupancy on the 1st of September? Gen. Sharpe. I do not know. Col. Littell has the data about that. I understand that they would be ready, approximately, on the 1st of September. Mr. Gillett. What clothing will you issue on the 1st of September--the winter or summer clothing? Gen. Sharpe. The cotton outer clothing. Mr. Gillett. How soon will the winter outer clothing be ready? Gen. Sharpe. It will be ready by November. Mr. Gillett. For the whole 600,000? Gen. Sharpe. I believe the instructions are to keep them in the cotton clothing until about the 1st of November. Mr. Gn.LETT. Then, the full supply for the whole force will be ready, you expect? Gen. Sharpe. I think that is the date, during the month of November, for the last 100,000. The Chairman. You might put in the record the dates and quantities of deliveries of the various articles that the contracts call for. Gen. Shakpe. Yes, sir. 3 a E PI. -! Ha o, -- g s - 9 sir 3 53 Note.--It is estimated that at least 50 per cent of the quantities specified will be required for upkeep and can not be considered as available for an initial equipment. Mr. Sherley. In view of your statement, apparently you will only be able to actually call to the colors and equip 150,000 of the drafted men? Gen. Sharpe. We submitted the facts to them. We were told that we would take care of 150,000 men in September, and the balance in the different months. I do not know what arrangement has been made about the calling of them; that did not come under us. We were just simply told the number that we were...show more

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  • Paperback | 502 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 889g
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  • English
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  • 1236501616
  • 9781236501615