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LE PUBLICATIONS READING ROOM

COMMITTEE ON EXPENDITURES IN THE EXECUTIVE

DEPARTMENTS

CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan, Chairman GEORGE H. BENDER, Ohio

CARTER MANASCO, Alabama WALTER H. JUDD, Minnesota

JOHN W, McCORMACK, Massachusetts ROBERT H. RICH, Pennsylvania

WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois HENRY J. LATHAM, New York

JOHN J. DELANEY, New York JAMES W. WADSWORTH, New York CHET HOLIFIELD, California FOREST A. HARNESS, Indiana

HENDERSON LANHAM, Georgia CLARENCE J. BROWN, Ohio

W.J. BRYAN DORN, Sorth Carolina ROSS RIZLEY, Oklahoma

PORTER HARDY, JR., Virginia J. EDGAR CHENOWETH, Colorado

FRANK M, KARSTEN, Missouri
FRED E. BUSBEY, Illinois

J. FRANK WILSON, Texas
MELVIN C. SNYDER, West Virginia
J. CALEB BOGGS, Delaware
R. WALTER RIEHLMAN, New York
MITCHELL JENKINS, Pennsylvania

ANNABELL ZUE, Clerk
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HEARINGS ON H. R. 2319, THE NATIONAL SECURITY ACT OF 1947

3747

CONTENTS

Pago

1

April 2..

April 24.

April 25.

April 29.

May 2.

May 6.

May 7.

May 8.

May 13

May 15.

June 10.

June 11.

June 12.

June 17.

June 19.

June 20.

June 24.

June 26.

June 30.

July 1.-

Biography of -

Bogan, Vice Adm. Gerald Francis..
Chamberlin, Maj. Gen. S. J.-----
Clark, Rear Adm. Joseph James.
Crommelin, Capt. John Geraerdt, Jr., United States Navy.
Evans, Allan..
Harbold, Brig. Gen. Norris B.
Hillenkoetter, Rear Adm. Roscoe Henry-
Inglis, Rear Adm. T. B.
Ofstie, Rear Adm. Ralph A.

Vandenberg, Lt. Gen. Hoyt S.

H. R. 2319..

Letter by-

Bracken, John P., enclosing list of RONS suggested amendments to

H. R. 2319..

Edson, Gen. Merritt A., supplementing his testimony before House

Committee on Expenditures.

Eisenhower, Gen. Dwight D., information requested by Hon. James

W. Wadsworth, in regard to War and Navy Departments--

Forrestal, James, Secretary of the Navy:

Questioning articles 94 and 95, United States Navy regulations.

Relaxing regulations 94 and 95...

New positions created by H. R. 2319 and the compensation for

same.

Hardy, Hon. Porter, Jr., a Representative from the State of West

Virginia, concerning letter by Capt. Walter Karig, United States

Navy.

Hecht, Frank A., president, Navy League of the United States---

Hussey, Vice Adm. G. F., Jr., discussion of aircraft rocket develop-

ment and joint Army-Navy use during and since World War II.--

Karig, Walter, United States Navy, in reference to H. R. 2319-

Norstad, Maj. Gen. Lauris, explaining the main points of difference

between the War and Navy Departments in regard to National

Security Act of 1947..

Letter by-Continued

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Patterson, Robert P., Secretary of War, to President Roosevelt con-

cerning Marine Corps.--

75

Petersen, Howard C., Acting Secretary of War, statement of new

positions created by H. R. 2319 and the compensation for same--- 730
Radford, Vice Adm. Arthur W., comments on H. R. 3979 and H. R.
2319.

598

Sherman, Vice Adm. Forrest:

Concessions made by Navy Department in regard to the National

Security Act of 1947.-

234

General Eisenhower's memorandum relative to the status of the

Marine Corps

190

General Vandegrift's proposed amendments.--

191

Spaatz, Gen. Carl, plan for the utilization of over-age pilots.

706
Walsh, H. T., discussion of aircraft rocket development and joint
Army-Navy.use during and since World War II.-

117
Newspaper articles, statements, etc.:

A doctrine of the Air Corps in the United States Air Services Maga-
zine.

692

Amphibious Operations, Washington Post, June 1, 1947.-

519

Colonel Allen, Army Air Force, May 10, 1947.---

507

General Armstrong, Army Air Force, December 11, 1946-

505

General functions of the United States Air Force..

529, 532

Gen. Ira Eaker, Army Air Force, December 1946..

General MacArthur's opinion on merger of 1932.

675
General Vandegrift before the Senate committee on S. 2044.

47
General Vandegrift before the Senate Naval Affairs Committee, May
6, 1947...

105

General Von Falkenhorst, change in organization.

415

German and Japanese military lear'ers. -

536, 541, 543

Integrating Our Armed Services, Washington Post, May 28, 1947... 514

Merger Double Talk, Washington Post, May 27, 1947..

512

Rocket Research-Experts Project Huge Program to Outmode

Bombers in 5 to 15 Years, Wall Street Journal, June 19, 1947. 515

Royall, Kenneth C., Unr'er Secretary of War, November 22, 1946. 506
Sea Power, the Case Against Unification, by Fletcher Pratt, December
1945.

494
Secretary Ickes in regard to Secretary of National Defense

360
The United States Creates a Secret Service in Time of Peace (transla-
tion from French newspaper France-Soir, of Paris)-----

119, 120

Unification-a Communication, Washington Post, June 16, 1947. 517

Statement of -

Bogan, Vice Adm. G. F., United States Navy-----

689

Bracken, John P., president, Reserve Officers of the Naval Services,

Washington, D. Ĉ..

411, 419

Bush, Dr. Vannevar, Chairman, Joint Research and Development

Board, War and Navy Departments, Washington, D. C.---

549

Cole, Hon. W. Sterling, a Representative in Congress from the State

of New York.

665

Clark, Rear Adm. J. J., United States Navy-

710

Crommelin, Capt. John G., United States Navy--

721

Duffy, Arthur F., representing the American Legion.

624
Edson, Brig. Gen. Merritt A., United States Marine Corps, Wash-
ington, D. C...

453
Eisenhower, Gen. Dwight D., Chief of Staff, United States Army---- 271,

287, 319

Forrestal, Hon. James, Secretary of the Navy ----

96, 106, 210

Hayden, Harry V., Jr., national legislative committee, the American

Legion.

621

Karig, Capt. Walter, United States Naval Reserve, Navy Depart-
ment, Washington, D. C..--

660
Lalor, Capt. W. G., United States Navy, Joint Chiefs of Staff.. 105
Maas, Melvin J., member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve
and president of the Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association...

381

Nimitz, Fleet Adm. Chester W., United States Navy, Navy Depart-

ment, Washington, D. C....

347

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Statement of-Continued

Page

Norstad, Maj. Gen. Lauris, Director of Plans and Operations, War

Department General Staff..

197

Ofstie, Rear Adm. Ralph A., United States Navy----

629, 633
Patterson, Hon. Robert B., Secretary of War..

10, 69, 129

Radford, Vice Adm. Arthur W., in command of the Second Task Fleet,

Department of the Navy ---

571

Sherman, Vice Adm. Forrest, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations,

United States Navy.

159

Spaatz, Gen. Carl, commanding general, Army Air Forces

327

Sullivan, John Dwight, national defense committee of the American

Legion----

621

Towers, Adm. J. H., United States Navy ---

650

Vandegrift, Gen. A. A., Commandant of the Marine Corps, Navy

Department, Washington, D. C.

239

Waller, Capt. R. R., United States Navy-

609

Zacharias, Rear Adm. Ellis M., United States Navy, retired. 485, 521

Articles 94 and 95 of the Naval Regulations...

365, 389, 635, 646

Budget functions of proposed National Security Organization.

426, 427

Coordination for National Security, Title II.-

111

Definition of Fleet Marine Force..

243

Executive Order-

9082

141

9722.

141
9635.

142
Functions of the armed forces..

78, 628
Pertaining to the armed forces...

220

Extract from the Summary Report of the United States Strategic Bombing

Survey.--

198

Findings of the D'Olier Report of the United States Strategic Bombing

Survey.

208

General Eisenhower's testimony of May 7, 1947-

637

Index.

743

List of naval and Marine Corps witnesses who desired to testify on H. R.

2319 but who could not be called because of the closing of hearings --- 741

Message of the President to Congress, December 18, 1945, concerning air

power---

200

Portion of joint letter of May 31, 1946, from the War Department and the
Navy Department to the President.

140

Presidential directive, coordination of Federal foreign intelligence activi-

ties. -----

149

Proposed amendments to H, R. 2319.

138, 242, 243, 244

Proposed amendments to H. R. 2319 by the Reserve officers of the naval

services.

727

Proposed bill by Vice Adm. Arthur W. Radford..

599

Provisions of S. 758..

719
Questioning of General Eisenhower at Senate hearings-

73
Speech by Brig. Gen. H. C. Holdridge.----

59

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