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Página 36 - In particular, except in the case of persistent refusal to stop on being duly summoned, or of active resistance to visit or search, a warship, whether surface vessel or submarine, may not sink or render incapable of navigation a merchant vessel without having first placed passengers, crew and ship's papers in a place of safety. For this purpose the ship's boats are not regarded as a place of safety unless the safety of the passengers and crew is assured, in the existing sea and weather conditions,...
Página 35 - Law to which surface vessels are subject. (2) In particular, except in the case of persistent refusal to stop on being duly summoned, or of active resistance to visit and search, a warship, whether surface vessel or submarine, may not sink or render incapable of navigation a merchant vessel without having first placed passengers, crew and ship's papers in a place of safety.
Página 32 - American vessels) is hereby repealed; and, during the unlimited national emergency proclaimed by the President on May 27, 1941, the President is authorized, through such agency as he may designate, to arm, or to permit or cause to be armed, any American vessel as defined in such Act. The provisions of Section 16 of the Criminal Code (relating to bonds from armed vessels on clearing) shall not apply to any such vessel.
Página 3 - Defense, the Secretary of the Navy, the Chief of Naval Operations and the Commandant of the Marine Corps, we have a multitude of initiatives well underway to make our infrastructure more effective and less costly.
Página 75 - We will not participate in foreign wars, and we will not send our army, naval or air forces to fight in foreign lands outside of the Americas, except in case of attack.
Página 58 - Was tl at right? In all these ways we made it clear to every American and to every foreign nation that we would avoid becoming entangled through some episode beyond our borders. These were measures to keep us at peace, and through all the years of war since 1935 there has been no entanglement, and there will be no entanglement.
Página 1 - Armament held in Washington in 1921-22. In 1936 the above-quoted rules were incorporated in a protocol concluded at London which was signed or .adhered to by 47 nations, including the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. Despite this solemn commitment of the powers as to the rules which should govern submarines, the German Government is today, and has been throughout the course of the present war, sinking defenseless merchant vessels, including vessels of the United States and...