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United States at War: December 7, 1941-December 7, 1942

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United States at War: December 7, 1941-December 7, 1942
  • Army-Navy Journal, Washington, D.C., 1942
    • 182 pages
    • 297 photos
    • 87 illustrations
    • 1 chart
    • 1 map
  • Free PDF download
This was a special annual publication produced during the war in a large oversize format which featured over 100 articles by American and Allied military officers and political and civilian leaders reporting on what their command, department, industry, etc., had accomplished towards the war effort.
 
Contents
  • Dedication

  • Foreword

  • Letter from the Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy by Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • The March of Freedom for the Common Man by Henry A. Wallace, Vice President of the U.S.

  • The General of the Armies Speaks by Gen. John J. Pershing, USA

  • Foreign Policy of the United States by Cordell Hull, Secretary of State

  • British Commonwealth of Nations at War by Viscount Halifax, British Ambassador

  • Belgium's Heroic Stand for the Allies by Count Robert van der Straten-Ponthoz, Ambassador of Belgium

  • Cuba's Position in the War by Dr. Aurelio F. Concheso, Ambassador of Cuba

  • Panama's Importance in World War by Senor Ingeniero Ernesto Jaen Guadria, Ambassador of Panama

  • China's Fight for Freedom by Dr. Wei Tao-ming, Chinese Ambassador

  • Financing the War by Henry Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury

  • The Dept. of Justice and the War Effort by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the U.S.

  • The United States Navy Today by Frank Knox, Secretary of the Navy

  • Resources for Victory by Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior

  • Agriculture and the War by Claude R. Wickard, Secretary of Agriculture

  • The United States Fleet by Adm. Ernest J. King, Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet

  • Global Warfare by Adm. William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy

  • The Army of the United States by Gen. George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

  • Industry and the Army of the United States by Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War

  • Industry and the United States Navy by James V. Forrestal, Under Secretary of the Navy

  • The Navy's Shore Establishments by Ralph A. Bard, Assistant Secretary of the Navy

  • Modernization of the Army by John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War

  • Expanding the Naval Air Force by Artemus L. Gates, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air

  • The General Board of the Navy by Adm. A. J. Hepburn, USN-Ret., Chairman, General Board of the Navy

  • Wartime Activities of the Department of State by G. Howland Shaw, Assistant Secretary of State

  • The Glory of Unconquerable Russia by Adm. William H. Standley, USN-Ret., Ambassador in the USSR

  • The Army Air Forces in Action by Lt. Gen. H. H. Arnold, Commanding General, Army Air Forces

  • The United States Marine Corps by Lt. Gen. Thomas Holcomb, Commandant, USMC

  • Production for Victory by Donald M. Nelson, Chairman, War Production Board

  • The United States Coast Guard in War by Vice Adm. Russell R. Waesche, Commandant, USCG

  • The Netherlands Navy Fights On by Prof. Dr. P. S. Gerbrandy, Prime Minister of the Netherlands

  • Norway's Part in the World Strife by Jörgen Glabe, Chargè d'Affairs, a.i., Royal Norwegian Embassy, Washington, D.C.

  • Australia in the War by J. B. Brigden, Financial Counselor, Australian Legation

  • India's War Effort by Sir Girja Shankar Bajpai, Agent-General for India in the U.S.

  • South Africa and the War by Saleg (South African Legation)

  • France at War by Jean Monnet, Member of the British Supply Council, Washington, D.C., formerly, Chairman of the Anglo-French Coordinating Committee, London

  • Production for the U.S. Army by Lt. Gen. William S. Knudsen, Director of Production, War Dept.

  • Battle Order in the Offensive by Col. I. N. Shishurin, Red Army, USSR

  • Petroleum and the War Effort by Rear Adm. Harry A. Stuart, USN, Director of the Naval Petroleum Reserves

  • American Labor in the War by H. A. Millis, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board

  • The American Federation of Labor and the War by William Green, President, American Federation of Labor

  • The CIO and the War by Philip Murray, President, Congress of Industrial Organizations

  • The Independent Unions in the Shipbuilding Industry and Their War Efforts by E. H. Petterson, President, West Coast Alliance of Independent Shipyard Unions of America

  • Record of the First Year of War at Home and Abroad

  • The Services of Supply, U.S. Army by Lt. Gen. Brehon Somervell, Commanding General, Service of Supply

  • Training the Army Ground Forces for Combat by Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair, Commanding General, Army Ground Forces

  • The Merchant Marine in War and Peace by Rear Adm. Emory S. Land (CC), USN-Ret., Chairman, U.S. Maritime Commission and War Shipping Administrator

  • Navy Shipbuilding and Industry by Rear Adm. A. H. Van Keuren, USN

  • All-Out Mobilization for All-Out War by Paul V. McNutt, Chairman, War Manpower Commission

  • The Selective Service System by Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, Director, Selective Service System

  • The New World United for Victory by Nelson A. Rockefeller, Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs

  • Lend-Lease and the United Nations War Effort by Edward R. Stettinius Jr., Lend-Lease Administrator

  • Keeping the Public Informed by Elmer Davis, Director, Office of War Information

  • War Censorship for the United States by Byron Price, Director of Censorship

  • Navy Public Relations by Capt. Leland P. Lovette, USN, Director of Public Relations, Navy Dept.

  • The Army Nurse Corps by Col. Julia O. Flikke, AUS, Superintendent of the Army Nurse Corps

  • The Navy Nurse Corps by Lt. Comdr. Sue S. Dauser, USN, Superintendent, Navy Nurse Corps

  • For Military Efficiency—The WAAC by Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, Director, WAAC

  • How the WAVES Fit Into the War Picture by Lt. Comdr. Mildred H. McAfee, USNR, Director, Women's Reserve, U.S. Naval Reserve

  • Army Emergency Relief by Maj. Gen. Irving J. Phillipson, USA, Executive Director, Army Emergency Relief

  • Navy Relief Society by Mrs. Robert M. Griffin, Third Vice President, Navy Relief Society

  • The Army Chaplain by Chaplain William R. Arnold, Brig. Gen., Chief of Chaplains, U.S. Army

  • The Navy Chaplain by Chaplain Robert D. Workman, Capt., Chaplains Division, Bureau of Navy Personnel

  • The United States Congress and War by Sol Bloom, Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives

  • Manpower and the Army by Lt. Gen. Joseph T. McNarney, Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

  • The Home Front by Leon Henderson, Administrator, Office of Price Administration

  • Civilians in the War by James M. Landis, Director, U.S. Office of Civilian Defense

  • The Coast and Geodetic Survey's Part in the War Effort by Rear Adm. Leo Otis Colbert, Director, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

  • Naval Ordnance by Rear Adm. W. H. P. Blandy, USN, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance

  • The Navy's Business by Rear Adm. William Brent Young (SC), USN, Chief of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts and Paymaster General of the Navy

  • The Quartermaster's Role in a Nation at War by Maj. Gen. Edmund B. Gregory, Quartermaster General, U.S. Army

  • West Point at War by Maj. Gen. Francis B. Wilby, USA, Superintendent, U.S. Military Academy

  • The Naval Academy at War by Rear Adm. J. R. Beardall, USN, Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy

  • The Coast Guard Academy at War by Rear Adm. James Pine, USCG, Superintendent, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

  • Science and the Navy by Rear Adm. Julius A. Furer, USN, Coordinator of Research & Development, U.S. Navy

  • The Army Transportation Corps by Maj. Gen. C. P. Gross, Chief of Transportation, Service of Supply, U.S. Army

  • The Armored Force by Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Devers, USA, Chief of the Armored Forces

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation is at War by John Edgar Hoover, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Dept. of Justice

  • The Rubber Situation in the United States by William M. Jeffers, National Rubber Director

  • Keeping the Navy Physically Fit to Fight by Rear Adm. Ross T. McIntire, Medical Corps, Surgeon General, U.S. Navy

  • The Exacting Test of War by Maj. Gen. James C. Magee, The Surgeon General, U.S.A.

  • Naval Communications in Wartime by Capt. C. F. Holden, USN, Director of Naval Communications

  • The Army Signal Corps by Maj. Gen. Dawson Olmstead, Chief Signal Officer of the U.S. Army

  • Radio—Vital to Modern Warfare by Col. David Sarnoff, U.S. Army Signal Corps

  • Labor, Management, and the Navy by Rear Adm. C. H. Woodward, USN-Ret., Chief of the Incentive Division, Navy Dept.

  • "Send the Word, Send the Word—Over There": The U.S. on the Psychological Warfare Front by Robert E. Sherwood, Director of Overseas Operations, Office of War Information

  • The Philippines in the War by Manuel Quezon, President, Philippine Commonwealth

  • Special Services to the American Soldier by Brig. Gen. F. H. Osborn, Chief of the Special Services Branch

  • Army Exchange System by Brig. Gen. Joseph W. Byron, Chief of the Army Exchange Service

  • The Procurement of Naval Personnel by Rear Adm. Randall Jacobs, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel

  • Navy Ship's Service Activities by Comdr. J. L. Reynolds, USN, Director, Welfare Division, Bureau of Naval Personnel

  • Motor Torpedo Boats of the U.S. Navy by Capt. A. Loring Swasey, USN

  • Submarines in the War by Lt. Comdr. Lewis S. Parks, USN, Staff, Commander Submarines, Atlantic Fleet

  • Functions of the Provost Marshal General in the War by Maj. Gen. Allen W. Gullion, Provost Marshal General

  • Ordnance Department Speeds Herculean Task by Maj. Gen. Levin H. Campbell Jr., Chief of Ordnance, U.S. Army

  • Charting the Seas for War by Rear Adm. G. S. Bryan, USN-Ret., Hydrographer of the Navy

  • The Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department by Rear Adm. John S. McCain, USN, Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics

  • America's Desert Soldier by Maj. Gen. Alvan C. Gillem Jr., Commanding General, II Armored Corps

  • Our Merchant Marine and the War by Frank J. Taylor, President, American Merchant Marine Institute

  • The Airborne Command by Brig. Gen. Elbridge G. Chapman, USA, Commanding, Airborne Command

  • War Activities of the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy by Rear Adm. W. B. Woodson, Judge Advocate General of the Navy

  • The War Effort of the Infantry School by Maj. Gen. Leven C. Allen, USA, Commandant, The Infantry School

  • The Shore Support for the Fleet, Rear Adm. Ben Moreell (CEC), USN, Chief of Civil Engineers and Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, U.S. Navy

  • The Army Engineers and Global War by Ma. Gen. Eugene Reybold, Chief of Engineers

  • War-Time Tasks of the U.S. Public Health Service by Thomas Parran, MD, Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service

  • We Understand War by Eric A. Johnston, President, Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.

  • Field Artillery in the U.S. Army by Brig. Gen. Jesmond D. Balmer, Commandant, Field Artillery School

  • American Antiaircraft by Maj. Gen. Joseph A. Green, USA, Commanding General, Anti-aircraft Command, Army Ground Forces

  • The Contribution of the Electrical Distributor to War Effort by A. H. Nicoll, President, Graybar Electric Company

  • U.S. Cavalry Today by Brig. Gen. Rufus S. Ramey, USA, Commandant, Cavalry School

  • Manufacturing Miracles for War by William P. Witherow, President, National Association of Manufacturers, President, Blaw-Knox Co., Pittsburgh, Pa.

  • The Operation of the Adjutant General's Dept. by Maj. Gen. James A. Ulio, The Adjutant General, U.S. Army

  • The Coast Artillery Today by Brig. Gen. Lawrence B. Weeks, Commandant, Coast Artillery School

  • The Chemical Warfare Service by Maj. Gen. William N. Porter, Chief of the Chemical Warfare Service

  • The Finance Dept. by Maj. Gen. H. K. Loughry, Chief of Finance, U.S. Army

  • Army Dentists' Part in the War by Brig. Gen. R. H. Mills, DC, Assistant to the Surgeon General of the Army

  • Canada's War Effort by L. G. McCarthy, Canadian Minister

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