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Why the United States Needs a Merchant Marine – A Historical Basis

Why the United States Needs a Merchant Marine – A Historical Basis

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (Editorial) In 1917, President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and delivered a war message. In this speech he highlighted the main issue the United States faced with the Imperial German government, “Because submarines are in effect outlaws when used as the German submarines have been used against merchant shipping, it is impossible to defend ships against…

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