Fourth Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Bill for 1942: Hearings Before Subcommittees of Thhe Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, Second Session, on the Fourth Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Bill for 1942. $12.5 Billion Army Airplane Program

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Page 3 - Congress, or both, any defense article for the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States.
Page 54 - Yes, sir. The CHAIRMAN. Are there any further questions ? If not, we thank .you, Colonel Heiss.
Page 26 - Government expense, lodging, necessary clothing, equipment, medical care, and a $10.000 life-insurance policy during the period of training. On assignment to active duty he may continue the policy by paying the premiums. Upon graduation the cadet receives an initial uniform allowance of $150 cash. On relief from active duty in the Air Corps Reserve, he receives $500 for each year of his active service.
Page 12 - I have just sent a letter of directive to the appropriate departments and agencies of our government, ordering that immediate steps be taken...
Page 26 - Applicants for meteorological training must be college graduates and have specialized in sciences, engineering, or similar technical subjects. They must have satisfactorily completed thorough courses in mathematics, including differential and integral calculus, and physics, including heat and thermal dynamics. Applications for photographic training are not being accepted at present, but applicants must have at least 3 years of chemistry or geology in an accredited college and preferably have professional...
Page 12 - This includes 45,000 combat planes— bombers, dive bombers, pursuit planes. The rate of increase will be continued, so that next year, 1943, we shall produce 125,000 airplanes, including 100,000 combat planes. 2. To increase our production rate of tanks so rapidly that in this year, 1942, we shall produce 45,000 tanks; and to continue that increase so that next year, 1943, we shall produce 75,000 tanks. 3. To increase our production rate of antiaircraft guns so rapidly that in this year, 1942, we...
Page 10 - General ARNOLD. Insofar as we can do it, changes are deferred so they will not interfere with production. We cannot always do that, but that is the policy we follow wherever we can. STATEMENTS IN TRUMAN COMMITTEE REPORT CONCENTRATION OF ORDERS WITH A FEW MANUFACTURERS - The CHAIRMAN. The further charge is made in the report that orders have been concentrated with a few companies. The statement is made that billions of dollars of orders have been placed with 19 aircraft manufacturers, while there...
Page 16 - Congress has made, and the use of electronic computers, we have every reason to believe that we will be able to meet these two important requirements.
Page 6 - Truman committee that they say that only a limited amount of our present production is of combat types considered to be equal to or superior to the best types produced abroad...
Page 25 - ... paragraph (b) of this section. (22 USC 1221 et seq.) [Dept. Reg. 108.676, 37 FR 19356, Sept. 20, 1972] 11.5 Certification for appointment to class 7 and 8. (a) Candidates will not be certified as eligible for appointment as Foreign Service officers of class 8 unless they are at least 21 years of age and have been a citizen of the United States for at least 10 years, and, if married, married to a citizen of the United States. A candidate may be certified as eligible for direct appointment to...

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