Photo of Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson appearing before the House Armed Services Committee

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Replying to Navy charges on unification before the House Armed Services Committee, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson said that, contrary to Navy testimony, he killed the Navy's super aircraft carrier project after lengthy study and with full approval of President Truman. From: Beth Gore From: Beth Gore
October 21, 1949