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Global Logistics and Strategy, 1940-1943 (Classic Reprint)
Richard M. Leighton
No preview available - 2017
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Page 20 - American unity, we will pursue two obvious and simultaneous courses; we will extend to the opponents of force the material resources of this nation and, at the same time, we will harness and speed up the use of those resources in order that we ourselves in the Americas may have equipment and training equal to the task of any emergency and every defense.
Page 69 - I deem it to be of paramount importance for the safety and security of America that all reasonable munitions help be provided for Russia, not only immediately but as long as she continues to fight the Axis Powers effectively.
Page 35 - If however, contrary to prudence and self-interest, Japan set about invading Australia or New Zealand on an large scale, I have the explicit authority of the Cabinet to assure you that we should then cut our losses in the Mediterranean and sacrifice every interest, except only the defence and feeding of this Island...
Page 97 - We must prepare to fight Germany by actually coming to grips with and defeating her ground forces and definitely breaking her will to combat...
Page 192 - The Government of the United Kingdom will continue to contribute to the defense of the United States of America and the strengthening thereof and will provide such articles, services, facilities, or information as it may be in a position to supply.
Page 192 - The terms and conditions upon which any such foreign government receives any aid authorized under subsection (a) shall be those which the President deems satisfactory, and the benefit to the United States may be payment or repayment in kind or property, or any other direct or indirect benefit which the President deems satisfactory.
Page 146 - We must raise our sights all along the production line. Let no man say it cannot be done. It must be done — and we have undertaken to do it.
Page 578 - Robert E. Sherwood, Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948), p.