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 524 - 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 107 - 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 319 - ... 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 332 - Force [The Chief of Staff of the Army, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force...
Page 517 - 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 74 - 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 102 - 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 489 - That the President of the United States, as Commander in Chief of the Army, is...

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