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hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixty-Sixth Congress, first session, on June 2, 1919


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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Transportation, Military -- United States

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    Committee Serial No. 8. Considers Navy role in transporting military personnel home after armistice

    The Physical Object
    Pagination379-386 p
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15287418M

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Newton D. Baker, in full Newton Diehl Baker, (born December 3,Martinsburg, West Virginia, U.S.—died DecemCleveland, Ohio), lawyer, political leader, and U.S. secretary of war during World War I. In Baker began to practice law in his hometown, moving later to Cleveland, where he served two terms (–16) as mayor.

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NEWTON D. BAKER, Secretary of War. LETTER OF TRANSMISSION. WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, To: Hon. NEWTON D. BAKER, Secretary of War. SIR: In accordance with your instructions there is transmitted herewith a statistical summary of the larger steps in the military preparation and action of the United States in the late war.

Secretary of War Newton D. Baker to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. COPY. WAR DEPARTMENT. WASHINGTON. 3 July, My Dear Mr. Secretary: Word has just come to the War Department that the last ships convoying General Pershing’s 1 expeditionary force to France arrived safe today.

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The Hon. William Gordon (chairman) presided over the subcommittee meeting. Part one of this document contains statements of Brig. Gen. Enoch H. Crowder, Judge Advocate General, and Hon.

Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War. Secretary of War Newton D. Baker to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. WAR DEPARTMENT. Washington. Janu Dear Mr. Secretary: In view of the urgent necessity of increasing at once the shipment of supplies to France, the War Department has, after consultation with Admiral Benson, 1 decided that the sailing of cargo boats available for Army.

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Muchowski. Secretary of War Newton D. Baker of Cleveland and Major General Charles T. Menoher are pictured in France inspecting the front line trenches of the th Infantry Regiment during World War I. The th Infantry was part of the 42nd Infantry Division, also known as the "Rainbow Division" because it included one regiment from each state.

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The Hon. William Gordon (chairman) presided over the subcommittee meeting hearings, JunePart one of this document contains statements of Brig. Gen. Enoch H. Crowder, Judge Advocate General, and Hon. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War. Our Home Page. Web for Teaching & Learning; Teacher Resources; Podcasts; Magazine Subscriptions; Interactive Books; Book Trailers for New.

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Newton D. Baker, who raised the largest army that the United States has ever seen in the shortest time that any such force has ever been raised in the history of the world, died of a cerebral. Newton D. Baker Baker High was named for Newton Diehl Baker, II, who was Secretary of War during World War I.

Baker was born in Martinsburg, West Virgina on December 3, This was during the trying years of Reconstruction when friends and neighbors went about in gray military trousers because there was nothing else to wear. In he married Elizabeth Leopold of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Baker, who had played an important role in Woodrow Wilson's nomination in the Democratic National Convention ofwas appointed secretary of war by President Wilson and remained in the Cabinet to the end of Wilson's term of office.

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enjoy being secretary of defense. As soldiers would put it, I had too many rocks in my rucksack: foreign wars, war with Congress, war with my own department, one crisis after another. Above all, I had to send young men and women in harm's way." That quote frames what I believe to be the cathartic reasons that Gates wrote this book.

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Nowhere in this book does Gates forget to remind us he served in the Department of Defense when the U.S. was conducting two unpopular wars. Nowhere does he denounce the two presidents he served as SecDef, Bush 43 and Obama/5(). Hon. J.R. FLOYD, Secretary of the War Department, reports that the actual and authorized strength of the Army remains substantially the same as last year.

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He began practicing law in Bedford, Indiana, after being admitted to the bar in