Wednesday, 10 May 2017

US naval personnel strength to be halved according to the Dutch newspaper Limburgsch dagblad dated 16 December 1921

An item referred to the American newspaper Chicago Tribune which claimed that the US Congress discussed a bill dealing with the limiting the personnel strength of the navy with 50%/ At that moment numbered the navy included officers 175.000 men. The men were to be dismissed with retirement. The men graduated at the naval academy but also to be dismissed were added to the naval reserve.