Lend-lease Bill: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Unites States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session on H.R. 1776, a Bill Further to Promote the Defense of the United States, and for Other Purposes. January 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 1941

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Considers legislation to authorize the President to order military assistance for WWII European allies. Includes discussion of consequences of U.S. involvement in European and Pacific conflicts in violation of international non-intervention agreements. Also considers possible impact of German seizure of South American financial assets on U.S. defense.

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Page 526 - The High Contracting Parties solemnly declare in the names of their respective peoples that they condemn recourse to war for the solution of international controversies, and renounce it as an instrument of national policy in their relations with one another.
Page 109 - 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 2 - Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the President may, from time to time, when he deems it in the interest of national defense, authorize the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, or the head of any other department or agency of the Government...
Page 321 - ... we may well wonder, in view of the precedents now established, whether constitutional government as heretofore maintained in this republic could survive another great war even victoriously waged.
Page 2 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions and accomplish the purposes of this Act.
Page 334 - Force [The Chief of Staff of the Army, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force...
Page 519 - All contracts or agreements made for the disposition of any defense article or defense information pursuant to section 3 shall contain a clause by which the foreign government undertakes that it will not, without the consent of the President, transfer title to or possession of such defense article or defense information by gift, sale or otherwise, or permit its use by anyone not an officer, employee or agent of such foreign government.
Page 76 - 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 104 - Pact or of any rule of international law, do all or any of the following things: (a) Refuse to admit the exercise by the State violating the Pact of belligerent rights, such as visit and search, blockade, etc.; (b) Decline to observe towards the State violating the Pact the duties prescribed by international law, apart from the Pact, for a neutral in relation to a belligerent ; (c) Supply the State attacked with financial or material assistance, including munitions of war; (d) Assist with armed forces...
Page 491 - That the President of the United States, as Commander in Chief of the Army, is...

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