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Roosevelt and Impending Arms Increases
Only two weeks after Hitler at Munich obtained the partition of Czechoslavakia by threatening to plunge Europe into war, President Roosevelt announced that he was undertaking a new study of the national defense needs of the United States. Bernard M. Baruch, talking with reporters after a conference with the President, October 13, ascribed the terms of the Munich settlement solely to British and French un preparedness and insisted the United States likewise was unprepared for war. Baruch explained he did not ...