This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...of the department is largely influenced by the advice of this board, which amongst other duties assists in preparing all general war plans. ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...of the department is largely influenced by the advice of this board, which amongst other duties assists in preparing all general war plans. These plans are formulated but modified from time to time, as new conditions arise to warrant it. To imply anything to the contrary shoots wide of the mark. I know, from experience, from having been a member of this board just prior to the declaration of the war, that my statement is correct; that there were plans and policies in existence anticipating the possible advent of our entering the war, and that they were no doubt modified as I have stated. There was probably not one single nation engaged in this great World War but which had to revise every plan that it had previously made. Admiral Sims's recommendations to the department looked to just these same ends. One might infer that he considered himself the sole source of information, and that in consequence his every recommendation should have been instantly approved admits that all of the maritime lied countries were constantly communicating direct with the?partment through their emhassies in Washington. It is a fact that reign allied naval attaches were in daily direct communication with lr Navy Department, setting forth their desires, interests, and Mieies of their home countries; therefore Admiral Sims could not, by iy manner of means, have had a thorough knowledge of the varied squests and propositions set forth. It was unqualifiedly the mission I our department to consider all such questions and act accordingly; 5 there were multitudinous recommendations and interests to be jnsidered, many of of which were interdependent with our own or ertained solelv to their individual rieeds, all of which had to be comined, and decisions be rendered accordingly. There is a...Read Less
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