Sunday, 2 April 2017

US Navy desperately needing more personnel due to increasing fleet according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad 1934 no. 7

An item referred to the Proceedings dated October 1934 reporting that the increase of the fleet the US Navy forced to increase also her personnel strength. For example grow the officers corps from 6.000 to 7.000 persons and instead of 55 were now 70 rear admirals to be appointed.