June 1940

A Two-Fisted Navy

Volume 24, Issue 2

IF the United States should lose command of their sea approaches, they can be invaded, as well as blockaded. Enemy forces of flotilla craft, stationed off Gibraltar, the Channel ports, the Azores, Cape Verde, Ascension, Singapore, Guam, the Bonin or Marshall Islands, might be as effective to stop almost all our foreign trade as if hostile battlefleets stood immediately outside Sandy Hook or the Golden Gate.

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