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Revision of the Articles of War:
Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs, U.S. Congress House of Representatives,
Sixty-Fourth Congress, First Session

On an Act to Amend Section 1342
and Chapter 6, Title XIV, of the Revised Statutes of the United States,
and for Other Purposes

June 29 and 30, 1916

The Hon. William Gordon (chairman) presided over the subcommittee meeting. Part one of this document contains statements of Brig. Gen. Enoch H. Crowder, Judge Advocate General, and Hon. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War. In addition to all questions and answers, the proposed code and existing code appear side by side in parallel columns, with comments and relevant memoranda following. Part two contains a “Letter from the Secretary of War to Hon. William Gordon, House of Representatives” dated July 6, 1916, in which Secretary Baker supplements his statement before the Subcommittee. (Library of Congress Call Number UB500.A3 1916b; OCLC Number 272397350)

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